ABQ Beer Week: Day Nine finds Ex Novo making its way to Nob Hill

The final weekend begins with a selection of eight events spread across town. Ex Novo fans who haven’t made the trek to Corrales can try the beers at Nob Hill Bar & Grill. M’tucci’s fans who don’t want to cross the river can try some pairings at Dialogue. There are additional beer-and-food pairings with Marble…

ABQ Beer Week: Day Eight is great when breweries collaborate

First, we are terribly sorry for that rhyming headline, but, we could not resist. Moving on … As we inch closer to the second and final weekend of Beer Week, the number of events takes a jump today. There are two beer dinners on opposite sides of town, a special collaboration beer release from two…

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 Six wants us all to say cheese with our brews

It’s a relatively quiet day by Beer Week standards, but that’s just fine, since for far too many of us it was back to the grind of work after the three-day weekend. There’s a special beer release, a sampling of a new brewery’s packaged offerings, a different sort of beer-and-cheese pairing, a full beer dinner,…

Weekend Beer-cap: The holiday brews knocked us all flat

Thanksgiving was kinda fuzzy, man. At least that seems to be the case for most of us, as the sheer number of holiday brews left the bulk of the Crew speechless (or, at least, unable to write). It was a tad overwhelming. First up, Wednesday saw a quick trip to Tractor for a four-pack of…

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…

ABQ Beer Week: Day Eight battles for supremacy

If you are reading this, it means we survived the Insomnium show in Denver last night. As you read this, we will be flying back down Interstate 25, because there is beer business to take care of in ABQ. After all, we’ve got Battle of the Beer Geeks to attend, but it’s not the only…