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The Week Ahead in Beer: A taste of Taos comes to Wells Park

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, and one in Las Cruces also joining the party. Stoutmeister puts on his serious face to hand ...

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Pork & Brew returns with changes to benefit the public

It’s back for the 15th time! (Photos courtesy of Alex Archuleta) The 15th annual Pork & Brew Festival is returning to the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho from June 29 through July 1. The Crew sat down with SASC director of marketing Alex Archuleta to get all the details for all of you beer and barbecue lovers. “We call it Ne ...

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Ponderosa’s El Vado Taproom now open as an anchor of redeveloped site

Ponderosa’s taproom at the revamped El Vado Motel is now open. Greetings fair readers, Franz Solo here, the other day upon learning that the El Vado taproom for Ponderosa Brewing had opened for business, I was tasked by Stoutmeister with checking it out. As it happens, the historic El Vado Motel, which first opened in 1937 and will reopen ...

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Tractor opens its Westside Taproom at long last

The beer will flow inside this building starting Saturday afternoon! (Photo courtesy of Tractor Brewing) Tractor Brewing will open the doors of its new Westside Taproom this Saturday at noon, the culmination of a two-year effort to bring the Beer Farm west of the Rio Grande. Located at 5720 McMahon Blvd., just east of Unser on the south side of ...

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Second Street Rufina to host Crab and Pilsner Festival

We’re really digging the poster.On Saturday, the Rufina taproom will host Second Street’s first Crab and Pilsner Festival, and you’re all invited. The event goes from 11 a.m. on Saturday to 10 p.m. on Sunday. Yes, it’s a two-day festival, and it seems like the perfect thing to bring your dad to on Sunday, because it&rsqu ...

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Second Street Rufina hosts the first Crab and Pilsner Festival

We’re really digging the poster. On Saturday, the Rufina taproom will host Second Street’s first Crab and Pilsner Festival, and you’re all invited. The event goes from 11 a.m. on Saturday to 10 p.m. on Sunday. Yes, it’s a two-day festival, and it seems like the perfect thing to bring your dad to on Sunday, because it&rsq ...

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Red River Brewing Company opens up a whole new frontier to beer

If you’re gonna build a brewery in the mountains, go big. A little back story: When I began learning about beer, real beer, all those years ago, it was because I had a dream of opening a brewery in a very specific location. This dream led to homebrewing, joining the local homebrew club, writing about beer for the Dark Side, and then worki ...

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The Week Ahead in Beer: Time for another overload of events

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, and one in Las Cruces also joining the party. Stoutmeister puts on his serious face to hand ...

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SummerFest shines bright above Los Alamos once again

Escape the heat by heading up the mountain for some beer and fun this Saturday! Greetings, beer lovers! Los Alamos is once again hosting one of its annual beer-related events this Saturday, SummerFest. As usual, the event will take place at Pajarito Mountain, the local ski area. The temperatures are finally starting to climb, so this is a good ...

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