Palmer Brewery and Cider House shifts focus due to increased demand

It has been another crazy, mixed-up year, and recent holiday season. But, despite all the ups and downs this year, Palmer Brewery and Cider House has successfully reopened (following the COVID shutdown) one taproom up north in Raton, the Gate City Craft Bar, and opened the new Taproom at Old Town at 546 Romero St….

Hey, it’s a beer event – don’t be scared!

We know, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to attend events, but they are slowly returning. Which is great, because fall is the best time of year to attend outdoor events. A trio of local breweries will be pouring at the Boo and Brew this Saturday at Cottonwood Mall. This event sounds like…

The Week Ahead in Beer: Small breweries grab the big spotlight

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….

Beer Notes: Updates on all the new places still in progress

With the recent openings (re-openings?) of two closed-turned-new-breweries — Lizard Tail Industrial (neé Cantero) and Juno (ex-Dialogue) — we figured it might be a good time to catch up on what is still in the forthcoming brewery/taproom pipeline. Also, our planned story for today fell through, so here we are, going to Plan B. Got an…

Palmer Brewery had to put big projects on hold in 2020

I recently pinned down Rob Palmer for a short Zoom interview for the Look Back/Look Ahead Series. I have to admit, it is difficult for me to start these interviews. It’s basically just such a crappy time for everyone and it’s hard to know what to even say. It’s also hard to end these interviews…