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…

Outpost 1706 brings craft beers and laid-back vibes to Old Town Plaza

Rumors of a craft beer taproom coming to the heart of Old Town began circulating early this year, then died down, then revved back up, went quiet, and finally came to fruition back during the Balloon Fiesta when Outpost 1706 opened briefly. Now the taproom is fully open, and after making a stealth visit with…