The final results from the preliminary round. The number on the left is what the brewery was on the tray. The circled number on the right is the voting total. Any brewery with a star advanced, plus Kaktus later got a star to also advance.
The results of the NM IPA Challenge preliminary round are in and the breweries which will continue on to the next round are as follows (votes in parentheses): Marble (29), Boxing Bear (26), Bow & Arrow (16), Blue Corn (15), La Cumbre (15), Quarter Celtic (15), Rio Bravo (14), Kellys (13), Santa Fe (12), Red River (11), Red Door (11), Kaktus (11).
They will join the host breweries — Duel, Taos Mesa, Second Street, Bosque — which all had byes.
UPDATE: Kaktus did advance, so there will be 16 total IPAs on the trays at the next three rounds.
Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew
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