Balloon Fiesta celebrations land at multiple local breweries and taprooms

As any Albuquerque resident knows, the first week of October belongs to the Balloon Fiesta. The morning skyline is dotted with those familiar (and some not-so-familiar) floating shapes, balloon-themed merchandise dominates the shelves of every corner store and coffee shop in town, and the tourists, well, they are everywhere. Whether you choose to take part…

Boxing Bear and Gallo Negro Tattoo team up for another tantalizing collab

Over here at DSBC, we love collaborations. Not only between breweries, but also when breweries and local artists combine to create fun and unique beers that highlight the best of both worlds. The newest beer/art collab is the second in the Artist Series from Boxing Bear Brewing. They have once again teamed up with Joshua…

Quartet of local breweries pick up 8 medals at North American Beer Awards

The North American Brewers Association announced the winners of the annual NABA on Saturday, and four Albuquerque area breweries earned a combined eight medals. Bow & Arrow, Boxing Bear, Nexus, and Sobremesa added some new hardware, all either bronze or silver medals. Sobremesa earned three medals, claiming a silver for Atrisco Amber in the American-Style…