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The Blackest of all Fridays returns at Rowley Farmhouse Ales

Blackest Friday 2018 Once again, the Blackest of all Fridays returns to Santa Fe, THIS Friday, in fact. And no, I speak not of the unholiest of all financial sacrifices to consumerism. I speak of “Black-est Friday,” the annual celebration of independent craft barrel-aged Stouts at Rowley Farmhouse Ales. Each year, special and rare k ...

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The Week Ahead in Beer: Always bet on Vanta Black this Friday

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 seven 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. Stoutmeister p ...

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“This old house” in Corrales plays to its strengths

Casa Vieja is still churning out beers in one of the more charming spaces for a brewery anywhere in New Mexico. Casa Vieja, located at 4541 Corrales Road, decidedly does not want to be like the other breweries you know. This beautiful, historic building has had several lives. But, most recently, the Socha family purchased the site in 2016 and o ...

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Santa Fe Brewing builds up HQ in 2019 so it can keep expanding in 2020

The reinvention of Santa Fe Brewing’s headquarters is nearly complete. Santa Fe Brewing Company had its busiest year yet. But, for a brewery known to spend a great deal of its efforts on expanding the empire outward, 2019 found New Mexico’s oldest operating brewery crafting closer to home and building upward. Not too long ago, I met ...

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Examining the mysterious mysteries of some forthcoming breweries

Things are getting close to opening at Alamogordo’s first brewery in a long, long time. (Photo courtesy of 575 Brewing) Greetings, all, Stoutmeister here with a random bit of randomness on a rainy, rather metal Friday afternoon. I have recently gotten some inquiries on some of the breweries now listed as having active small brewer license ...

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The Week Ahead in Beer: Variety is the spice of life this weekend

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 seven 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. Stoutmeister p ...

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Kilt Check Brewing reflects during its 3rd anniversary

Kilt Check Brewing is still plugging along after three years. This past Saturday was the third anniversary party for Kilt Check Brewing Company on 4814 Hardware Drive in Albuquerque, near San Mateo and McLeod. I wanted to specify the address because owner Mike Campbell said he still gets local people who come in and say they didn’t know t ...

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La Cumbre finds that louder is not better in another banner year

The swanky new offices in the building next door to the brewery, just in case you have ever wondered what it looks like in there. To stick with tradition, we begin our annual Look Back/Look Ahead Series with La Cumbre Brewing for 2019-20. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive review of each brewery’s 2019, while also previewing 2020, all ...

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