Firkin Brewhouse inches ever closer to finally opening

To say that it has been a struggle to get open for Firkin Brewhouse might count as the biggest understatement of 2016 (to date). The beer is nearly ready, the building is nearly ready, and yet they have dealt with one roadblock after another from the City of Albuquerque, which prides itself on being business…

Firkin Brewhouse moving closer to opening

Greetings, everyone. Here is hoping all of those GABF hangovers have faded and you are all ready for another busy week involving our local brewing scene. Before we head off to talk to some of the medal winners, while also catching up on Red Door’s new taproom plans and saying good-bye to Broken Bottle, and…

New breweries update: Checking in on the progress of the many

One thing I had hoped to do in June, before life got in the way, was to go around and see where all the forthcoming breweries are in their progress toward opening. It is something that is easier to think about writing than actually writing. After all, these folks are busy somewhere in the process,…

Beer Notes: Yes, there are more breweries on the way

There has been a lot of little beer-related news items coming across the Crew’s proverbial desk of late, so I figured I would jam them all together in a notebook. Now it’s just a test to see how many of those items I actually remember. Damn the torpedoes and full speed ahead. New breweries are…