Great NM Beer Festival holds a first competition between local breweries

For the first time in a long while, an all-New Mexico breweries competition was held in advance of Saturday’s Great New Mexico Beer Festival. Local breweries competed for three medals in each of four categories, with a different brewery claiming gold in each category. Well, almost, since no gold medal was awarded by the judging…

ABQ Beer Week: Breweries keep things quite cozy on a quaint Day Seven

After Tuesday featured just one event, things snap back to normal with multiple events today (Wednesday). A Los Ranchos brewery comes to the Sawmill District, Marble rolls out a new beer in cans and on draft, and Tractor and Brew Lab 101 have some of their regular events in the evening. Featured Event Every day…

ABQ Beer Week: A mellow Monday helps everyone reset on Day Five

Well, here is hoping everyone survived ABQ Blues & Brews, or the Nexus anniversary party, or possibly even both on Sunday. The three-day weekend comes to an end today with a relatively mild slate of events for Day Five. The Santa Fe Brewing/Tin Can Alley fundraiser comes to an end, while Tractor Wells Park and…

The Week Ahead In Beer: Did Somebody Say Imperial?

Just a few lovely imperial stouts and barleywines this week to keep us all warm and jolly through the rest of December. Second Street is turning 25(!) this week, so raise a glass or two of Skookum to that! There are a few more holiday markets this weekend, as well, so check those out in…

This guide to brewery Halloween happenings filled up awfully fast

Anytime Halloween falls on a weekend, and the world is not in full COVID restrictions mode, one can expect breweries to jump on board with a whole slew of parties, costume contests, and more. Well, Halloween is this Sunday, so the weekend is as chock-full as one would expect. Here is just about every Halloween-themed…

Hey, it’s a beer event – don’t be scared!

We know, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to attend events, but they are slowly returning. Which is great, because fall is the best time of year to attend outdoor events. A trio of local breweries will be pouring at the Boo and Brew this Saturday at Cottonwood Mall. This event sounds like…