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A very successful 10th anniversary for the New Mexico Brew Fest

New Mexico Brew Fest went back to its roots this weekend at Villa Hispana. The 10th annual New Mexico Brew Fest is in the books. This year’s festival brought it back to where it all began at Villa Hispana in the state fairgrounds. I have attended this festival a few times and I considered myself very lucky that I was able to attend this y ...

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New Mexico Brew Fest goes back to its roots for 10th anniversary

It will be off the street and back to Villa Hispana this year for the 10th annual NMBF. The New Mexico Brew Fest was a long-time fixture at the Villa Hispana every year during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Then, one year it moved out onto the main street at Expo New Mexico, in part because of space limitations, but also for anot ...

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Prost! Santa Fe brewers and beer lovers celebrate Oktoberfest season

Oktoberfest beer and a pretty decent view of Abiquiu. What else do you need? Once again, the sun has come and gone enough times to finally bring back my favorite season of the year. As the orange and yellow leaves began to fill trash bags across the state, the savory scent of roasted green chile grows just a whiff fainter with each visit to the ...

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GABF 2019: Some final musings of a festival gone by

There’s really no way to capture the sheer size of GABF in a single photo. The 2019 edition of the Great American Beer Festival came to a close Saturday night, with the bulk of the New Mexico brewing contingent (and me) flying back Sunday afternoon. It was a heck of a time, again, and I still highly encourage every beer geek to find a way ...

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GABF 2019: Rowley Farmhouse Ales claims Small Brewpub of the Year

The Rowley Farmhouse Ales team earned three medals and the Small Brewpub of the Year award at the Great American Beer Festival. It was Rowley Farmhouse Ales’ day in Denver. The Santa Fe brewery claimed three medals and the Small Brewpub of the Year award at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival on Saturday morning. RFA took home gold for ...

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GABF 2019: Brewers and owners share what they love about the fest

The New Mexico Brewers Guild booth at GABF was busy all night for executive director Leah Black, center, and board member Jess Griego, left, of Bosque. After getting the chance to see the original Sierra Nevada brewhouse and meet founder Ken Grossman (more on that next week), I took the time before the opening session of the Great American Beer ...

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