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Blue Grasshopper quietly opens new taproom in Wells Park

It sure looks like a Blue Grasshopper. (Photo courtesy of Darlaina Chapman) Over the weekend, the Crew was made aware that Blue Grasshopper had opened its third location down in the Wells Park neighborhood. This will eventually be home to their brewing operation, replacing the small space at the original taproom in Rio Rancho. Located at Summer ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Canteen gets a little scholarly with happy hour

Image courtesy of Canteen Brewhouse Editor’s note: AmyO actually wrote this story, but she was unable to set up a post with her byline on it, so we did it this way. Just want to give credit where it’s due! — Stoutmeister Each year when the ABQ Beer Week event list comes out, I immediately start scanning to look for events ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Day Six wants us all to say cheese with our brews

Take the cheese at Trator Westside, or pick from one of the other events today. It’s a relatively quiet day by Beer Week standards, but that’s just fine, since for far too many of us it was back to the grind of work after the three-day weekend. There’s a special beer release, a sampling of a new brewery’s packaged offeri ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Day Five calls for feasting, music and more

Get on out there this Memorial Day and enjoy yourselves without overdoing it. After running ourselves ragged over the last four days, we all need a day to kick back a little. This is that day. Whether you’re feasting, dancing, singing, or whatever else you feel like doing from the list below, have a great time out there. Featured Event Ev ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Day Four channels your inner Lebowski

Get your bowling shoes on if you’re not heading to Blues & Brews. Since today is the day of the big festival, it is also the quietest day for Beer Week events. In fact, there are only two others besides Blues & Brews, and we flipped a coin to figure out which of those two to feature. In the end, if you are not going to the festiva ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Day Three offers up plenty of tasty treats

There’s just a few food items to pair with your beer on this day of 15 events. Every day of Beer Week seems to have a different underlying theme that covers most of that day’s events. If there is one to be found today (Saturday), it is food. Yes, today is the day of beer and food pairings galore. There’s a brunch with beer, tw ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Food trucks prepare for battle at Red Door

Grab yourself a pint or two at Red Door during the Fourth Annual Food Truck Battle. As Beer Week approaches its opening weekend, calendars fill up, and schedules start to get hectic. It’s nice to take a step back and consider the important questions — specifically, who is going to win this year’s Red Door Food Truck Battle? Th ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Blues & Brews beer lists are now available

Once the crowd rolls in, Blues & Brews is jumping every year. Sunday will mark the return of the annual ABQ Blues & Brews Festival at Sandia Casino, and as per usual, we have done our best to track down the beer lists for the local breweries in attendance. For those who have not been before to Blues & Brews, it is a sizable festival ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Day Two brings out the big guns

The big beers are at Nob Hill Bar & Grill, while the local beers are at Tractor Wells Park. Try ’em all! This thing is only getting started, so there is no time to rest. This is one of the biggest days of ABQ Beer Week, with 16 events scheduled, so choose carefully. Much like Thursday, we had a hard time picking our featured event. On ...

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ABQ Beer Week: Marble curates an impressive list of events

From the last Marble beer and cheese experience, a similar tray awaits you this afternoon. With every one of the major brewery participants in ABQ Beer Week, we endeavor to put together a separate summary of their many events. After already checking in on Tractor Brewing and Steel Bender Brewyard, we present the Marble Brewery summation. First ...

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