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.
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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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