Rejoice for Founders Week is upon us in Albuquerque

So in case you missed it, but judging by the sales sheet at Jubilation, you haven’t, Founders Brewing has arrived in Albuquerque and the fun has only just begun. This week alone we have beer for sale at Jubilation right now, beers on tap at Nob Hill Bar & Grill on Wednesday night, a special…

Quick updates on upcoming Founders events

We might as well rename October as Founders Month, for the beloved Michigan brewery’s New Mexico debut is certainly generating a lot of excitement. For anyone who missed the initial announcement, the Kickoff Party is Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Nob Hill Bar & Grill, with a second KBS release party the following week on Oct….

Beer-hopping between 3 watering holes on Montgomery

As a part of the new DSBC series on beer bars, I volunteered to drop in to Sinners n Saints on the southeast corner of Montgomery and Eubank in the Northeast Heights. Unbeknownst to my editor (sorry, Stoutmeister!), I thought it might be kind of fun to do a crawl of sorts with the bars…

ABQ Beer Week 2015: Celebrate a big anniversary on Day Three

Welcome back to ABQ Beer Week, though technically it never left. After Thursday’s surge of events contrasted with the terrible weather, we expected more Friday, but the sun kept the rain at bay for a change. So we have that going for us, if nothing else. Today’s lineup kicks off with a golf tournament and…

ABQ Beer Week 2015: We’re looking for a few good correspondents

Greetings, everyone! Only a few days remain before the epic madness of ABQ Beer Week 2015 descends upon us. All the participating members of the NMDSBC have worked out what events we can attend and provide coverage of, but needless to say with 160-plus this year, we cannot get to all of them. So we…

Beer Notes: Yup, there are more new breweries on the way

Some things just never seem to stop around here in Albuquerque. The weather will always be weird and unpredictable. The drivers will continue to stupify us with their, well, stupidity. And new breweries will keep opening. Albuquerque Brewing Co. currently has their first lineup of beers in the fermenters and the bright tanks. They could…

Say guten tag to Heimat House and its big German beer list

Every year the various “best of ABQ” restaurant polls come out, all with some variation of “what style of restaurant would you like to see here?” Personally, I put down “German” every year, but the hipsters always want Ethiopian, because they’re hipsters and German is so 19th Century or something like that. (Oh, go cry…