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 eight 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.
The issue of how to release a specialty/seasonal beer these days can be a bit vexing at certain breweries. While smaller places have no choice but to put it on tap for patio pints and growler/crowler fills, breweries with canning lines are left with the question of which is the better format. Red Door is currently debating this issue, with the new Tropical Synonyms DIPA ready for release as early as this Saturday. Or, the brewery could can it and release it in that format next week. Different breweries have had varied approaches since the partial reopening in June. Before that, many opted to can
Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew
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