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Blue Grasshopper jumps into local beer fray this weekend

On this sometimes dreary Friday, Jason from the Bullpen and I trekked over to Rio Rancho to visit Blue Grasshopper in advance of their weekend-long grand opening. We met with brewer Peter Apers around midday and chatted about everything regarding this small but potential-laden local brewpub.

These tanks will soon be filled with Blue Grasshopper’s first batches of beer.

First off, where is Blue Grasshopper? Well, hop on Highway 528/Rio Rancho Blvd. via the Coors Bypass and head north. Once you get to Southern, where you usually turn left (west) to get to Turtle Mountain, keep going north. The third red light north of Southern, amid all the current construction chaos (which Peter hopes, upon completion, will keep things nice and quiet on 528), is where you turn left (west) on Ridgecrest. Once you pass the Conoco station on the southwest corner and the Circle K on the northwest corner, you’ll see a small side road leading north. Take a right there and then Blue Grasshopper will be on your

Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew

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