Trio of breweries team up once again to raise funds for Pink Warrior House

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and just as in years past, Canteen Brewhouse, High and Dry Brewing, and Steel Bender Brewyard are joining forces to help out. The Pink Warrior House Foundation is the designated non-profit, and all three breweries will be contributing a portion of the proceeds on specific beers. Needing a little…

More fresh-hop beers are on the horizon for New Mexico breweries

The arrival of Freshly Hopped Mass Ascension IPA in cans and on draft at Ex Novo on Monday marked the beginning of fresh-hop beer season in New Mexico. Rather than wait patiently to see which brewery would be the next to drop their offering, we reached out to just about everyone to find out in…

Nevada native takes a leap of faith and lands at High and Dry Brewing

A fun part of this job of writing about breweries is often finding out just where everyone in the industry came from before jumping into their brewery jobs. While more and more new employees are coming out of brewing programs, like the one at Central New Mexico Community College, there are still quite a few…

High and Dry Brewing is staying aloft in their sophomore year

Just as High and Dry were successfully celebrating their second anniversary with live music and a packed taproom (remember those?), the world came to a screeching halt. Sounds like an epic party, right? No, no, it was COVID … and as with so many other businesses, they had to stop partying and quickly rethink their…

Beer Notes: Ex Novo makes a big change to its year-round lineup

While working on some longer features, a bunch of beer notes materialized on the proverbial desk that are in need of publication. Here we go … Ex Novo replaces one of its staples Every week, I receive a copy of the New Mexico Brewers Guild’s newsletter via email. Down at the bottom are brewery classifieds,…