The time to feast is upon us as Nexus celebrates 10 glorious years

You know a brewery’s anniversary is a big deal when they send out a full press release. That was the case this week as Nexus Brewery announced that its (slightly delayed) 10th anniversary celebration has arrived, with food, fun, and new beers on tap. The party will be held this Saturday and Sunday at the…

Local breweries cautiously optimistic as counties move to green

The Wednesday news that much of New Mexico was moving to the green/turquoise levels on the state’s colored reopening chart came as a relief to many breweries. After a long period of being stuck in yellow, Bernalillo and Sandoval counties are moving to green, enabling 40-plus breweries and their taprooms to expand their occupancy. Well,…

Nexus Brewery remains resilient in face of 2020 challenges

Nexus Brewery, like many of its contemporaries, had to figure out to how to adapt to the many challenges and restrictions of a pandemic world in 2020. The popular brewpub was able to survive with a little bit of innovation and a lot of patience. I caught up with owner Ken Carson over the phone…

The Week Ahead in Beer: A variety of brew styles is the spice of life

Greetings, New Mexico craft beer lovers. Stoutmeister here with The Week Ahead in Beer. This column covers all the breweries in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, with Santa Fe’s eight breweries, one in Los Alamos, one in Moriarty, one in Red River, one in Silver City, and one in Truth or Consequences also joining the party….

Nexus Brewery boldly goes to the next frontier — canning its beers

The news that Nexus Brewery was preparing to can its own beers had slowly trickled out over the last few months, but there was still nothing 100-percent official as to when those cans would arrive at both locations. Well, the cans have landed, and are officially on sale now, with a big release party on…