The Week Ahead in Beer: The can-slaught returns with a vengeance

Greetings, New Mexico craft beer lovers. Stoutmeister here with The Week Ahead in Beer. This column covers all the breweries in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, with Santa Fe’s eight breweries, one in Los Alamos, one in Moriarty, one in Red River, one in Silver City, and one in Truth or Consequences also joining the party….

The Week Ahead in Beer: A colorful Christmas courtesy of Bosque Brewing

Greetings, New Mexico craft beer lovers. Stoutmeister here with The Week Ahead in Beer. This column covers all the breweries in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, with Santa Fe’s eight breweries, one in Los Alamos, one in Moriarty, one in Red River, one in Silver City, and one in Truth or Consequences also joining the party….

Bosque Brewing weathers multiple challenges at multiple taprooms in 2020

Taprooms open, taprooms closed. Kitchens open, kitchens closed. Patios open, patios closed. One taproom open, another closed. The early weeks of the pandemic left Bosque Brewing’s employees, owners, and customers feeling like their heads were spinning. Things have stabilized, as much as anything can in 2020, since then, but it has still been a heck…

Rio Bravo wins the 2020 NM IPA Challenge by the closest of margins

We kinda figured that the take-home edition of the 2020 New Mexico IPA Challenge was going to produce some surprises. The big surprise was the first-time winner, beating out two stalwarts of the hop-forward part of our local beer scene. Rio Bravo Brewing took home the trophy with 22 votes, followed closely by two-time past…