Rowley Farmhouse Ales is back in black with Blackest Friday

A cold wind blows across your face, sending a shiver deep down into your sweater. You can see your breath as you huff and puff across the parking lot. And, as you pull the sleeves over your frigid fingers, you already begin to regret the inevitable walk back to the car, as your legs feel…

The Week Ahead in Beer: Black Friday takes on a whole new meaning

Welcome to an early edition of Week Ahead, as we want to make sure everyone is aware of what beers are available well in advance of Thanksgiving, when most breweries will be closed (see below for the exceptions). Despite being a holiday week, there are plenty of beer releases coming Friday, with some fun events…

Rowley Farmhouse Ales celebrates 5 years in the business

Making it as a successful restaurant concept has never been an easy feat. Making it, and lasting as a successful business in Santa Fe is even more impressive, something restaurateurs take great pride in, something they can celebrate. For Santa Feans to embrace you, for visitors to seek you out while in town, you have…

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

As we noted the other day in our first story about fresh-hop beers coming from New Mexico breweries, only a handful of places had responded before I hit publish on ye ole WordPress. Since then, three more breweries (two in collaboration, technically) shared what they have coming up, another hinted a beer might be coming,…

A fond farewell to a great brewer and an even better friend

Over the years, the Brew Crew has met many people we consider friends throughout the brewing industry. Most of those folks become a sort of friendly acquaintance, someone we will sit and have a beer with, bump into at concerts, or join in cheering on New Mexico United and/or the Isotopes. Sometimes, though, we find…

Rowley Farmhouse Ales bar manager finds her path forward

Ebbie Edmonston has been in and around the craft beer industry for eight years. She’s almost always been behind the bar, and has seen nearly every situation from the other side of the pine. After working at Duel Brewery for three and a half years, she was beamed aboard the ship at Meow Wolf as…

20 questions with Rowley Farmhouse Ales’ new head brewer

Rowley Farmhouse Ales has a new head brewer. When former head brewer Wes Burbank accepted a new position at Ex Novo Brewing in Corrales this summer, he left some pretty big barrels to fill back in Santa Fe. It was a good thing Rowley and crew have built up such a wide network of friends…