ABQ Beer Week: Day Seven unleashes a Rebel (Donut) yell

As we move into the second half of Beer Week, variety is the spice of life. Today’s events include the original beer-and-donut pairing, a special sampling/tasting, a tap takeover, a beer dinner, some beer trivia, and a special educational lecture. Add it all up and there should be something for everyone. Featured Event Every day…

ABQ Beer Week: Day Two brings out the big guns

This thing is only getting started, so there is no time to rest. This is one of the biggest days of ABQ Beer Week, with 16 events scheduled, so choose carefully. Much like Thursday, we had a hard time picking our featured event. On one hand, the beer lineup for the 21 and Over Tap…

ABQ Beer Week: Day Nine brings the funk straight from Barrelworks

It’s kinda weird that a Friday would end up being the quietest day of Beer Week, but here we are. There are just four events today, and one of those is actually just a monthly event that happens to fall during all of these festivities. At least each of the four looks fun, especially for…

A craft beer titan makes a stop in Albuquerque

Last week, before things got a bit crazy around here, Firestone Walker co-founder David Walker dropped in on New Mexico. He was checking out the landscape, seeing just how his beer was faring in our fine state. I was lucky enough to catch up with him at Nob Hill Bar & Grill, and once we…

ABQ Beer Week: Find your slice of heaven on Day Seven

We are past the halfway point of Beer Week, but it is hardly time to slow down. Today’s events are mostly of the special tapping/sampling/tap takeover variety, scattered all over town. There will also be a mini cask festival at Quarter Celtic, a beer-and-food-and-wine pairing at Tractor Wells Park, and an early 90s party with…

ABQ Beer Week: Get that farmhouse funk on Day Six

Now that the holiday is over, Beer Week starts to crank back up again with nine big events. Today will feature an epic tasting at Jubilation, but also a whole lot of beer-and-food combo events. There will be beer with Taco Tuesday, beer with food trucks’ offerings, beer dinners, hell, just beer and food everywhere….

ABQ Beer Week: Let your mind thrive on Day Five

As this is Memorial Day, it is also the lightest day in terms of events. Take a moment to reflect, take a moment to relax, take a moment with family and/or friends, and when that is all over, come join the Crew. No, really, keep reading. Featured Event Every day we will pick what we…

Firestone Walker strolls into New Mexico

We’ve been waiting. Yes, that is directed at you Firestone Walker. It’s been about four years, four months and counting since I moved to the Land of Enchantment. Four years and four months of stuffing my checked bags with Union Jack and Wookey Jack whenever I traveled out of state. But hey, all seems to…