Beer Notes: Fall catch-up with all 7 of the Santa Fe area breweries

As summer draws to a close, and the air finally begins to cool, we in the Crew get a special tingly feeling in our black-shirted bellies; a special grin curls upward beneath our beards, and not just because it’s soon to be hoodie season. And, it’s not just because (most of) our freezers are packed…

Beer Creek hosts Big Brew event for annual National Homebrew Day

Beer Creek is celebrating National Homebrew Day this Saturday with their first Big Brew event. Now in its 25th year running, the annual event created by the National Homebrew Association in the past has brought together homebrew enthusiasts, as well as the homebrew curious at shops, backyards, and breweries across the nation to brew beer…

Beer Creek Brewing ready to expand into the heart of Santa Fe

While 2021 has been a rough one for many breweries around New Mexico, Beer Creek has managed to come off of one of their best years yet. And, while they’d like nothing more than to take a breather, 2022 will absolutely not be the year they slow down. With the Pandemic all but halting their…

NM IPA Challenge heads to Beer Creek Brewing Co. for Round 2

The second round of the New Mexico IPA Challenge is heading out to Beer Creek Brewing Co. on Saturday afternoon, and despite the abundance of easy atmosphere and delicious pizza, this one’s going to be a nail-bitter for the participating breweries and IPA fans. In case you missed it, this past week the good people…

The beer festival makes a triumphant return in a proper autumn setting

We went to a beer festival this past weekend, and it was amazing. Oh, sure, we could have written that statement dozens (hundreds?) of times in the past, but since the pandemic arrived, we haven’t had the opportunity. The last sampling festival any of us could recall was WinterBrew in January 2020, while the last…

Ullr Fest: The show goes on!

The festival season has been a bit spotty the last couple years, of course, so you will hopefully be thrilled to hear that Ullr Fest in Los Alamos will be happening this Saturday, October 2. The annual event at the ski hill is meant to be a tribute to the Norse God of Snow, Ullr,…