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Beer Notes: Resurrections, closures, brewers-on-the-move and more

Artesia’s second brewery is sadly no more. (Photo courtesy of Hopscotch Brewing) The news items are piling up around here, so let us start the week with what is going on around the New Mexico craft brewing scene. We’re not dead yet After we published our story about Eske’s Brew Pub and Eatery meeting an untimely demise after 2 ...

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Turquoise Trail Brewing hopes to become a gem along East Central

Owner/brewer Sean Lawson welcomed the Crew to Turquoise Trail Brewing for the first time. The blank spots on the map continue to fill up with breweries and taprooms. Turquoise Trail Brewing is the latest addition to the East Central corridor, landing at 11016 Central SE, a short drive east of Bombs Away and west of the Tractor Four Hills Taproo ...

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The quick guide to every brewery and taproom that recently opened

These guys are gonna be the next brewery to open in Albuquerque this Friday! All of us in the Crew figured we would have a nice, relaxing June after ABQ Beer Week ended. Then, a new brewery opened. And, another one. And, another one. It has left a lot of people’s heads spinning, trying to remember what is open, and what is still on deck. ...

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The Week Ahead in Beer: Helping out some (Desert) Darling performers

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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La Reforma Brewery opens to a review of ‘delicioso’ food and beer

Stoutmeister needed some help reviewing La Reforma Brewery, so he brought along Erin and Dan (who took the photo, but you probably know him as the guy in the Crew shirt who sometimes wears a kilt). La Reforma Brewery officially opens today (Monday) at 8900 San Mateo Blvd. NE, but a few of us in the industry — or industry adjacent — ...

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Canteen Brewhouse ready to party after a quarter century in business

The party actually starts at 4 p.m., but it’s still gonna be a big one to celebrate 25 years. One of the big summer events that all of us in the Crew have been looking forward to is the 25th Anniversary Party for Canteen Brewhouse, which starts this Saturday at 4 p.m. We wanted to make sure we had all the details for everyone. We already ...

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Thirsty Eye Brewing ready to be the neighborhood pub for EDo

The Thirsty Eye Brewing command staff, from left, general manager Amelia Salas, co-owner Shawn Turung, co-owner David Mahlman, co-owner Kim Arthun, and brewer John Kofonow. The surge in the number of neighborhood pubs around Albuquerque is showing no signs of abating. While the empty spaces on the map have been filled elsewhere, the East Downto ...

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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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