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The mostly complete timeline of the history of brewing in New Mexico

The last remaining piece of the first major brewery in Albuquerque, which was completed in 1899.

With our next few stories in the Look Back/Look Ahead Series delayed for various reasons, we put out a request to our readers on Facebook for some story ideas. One that caught our eye, or specifically mine, was to type up a single, comprehensive timeline of the history of brewing in New Mexico.

Over the summer, we did a series of articles on beer history from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Between the research from those articles, and what I compiled for my 2017 book, Albuquerque Beer: Duke City History on Tap, here is just about the best timeline I can come up with for the history of beer brewing in our state.

Did I miss anything? Drop us an email at nmdarksidebrewcrew@gmail.com.

The brewing days of yore (1849-1939)

1855: The earliest mention of a brewery comes from a newspaper article out of Santa Fe, where apparently a flood (yes, they had those back then) wiped ou

Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew

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