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Jeff Erway, president and master brewer at La Cumbre Brewing Co., says the current $1.6 million in upgrades underway at the Albuquerque microbrewery will allow him to nearly double his beer production in 2015. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

Beer’s not only thing brewing at La Cumbre

By Jessica Dyer / Of the Journal

In Jeff Erway’s world, growth is something of a given.”We’re in the craft brewing busi …


Taos festival celebrates NM brew masters

By Rozanna M. Martinez / Journal Staff Writer

Taos Ski Valley hosts its  Annual Brew Master’s Festival every December, inviting some of the best breweries from New Mexico,… more »

Nexus Brewery, owned by Ken Carson, is one of the breweries in the newly designated "brewery district" near Jefferson and Interstate 25. (journal file)

What’s brewin’

By Tania Soussan / For the Journal

If a cold brew on tap is your vision of heaven on a hot summer day, New Mexico has what you’re looking for.

Cazuela’s brewmaster Mike Campbell won bronze in the Oatmeal Stout Category for his Beer for My Horses at the World Beer Cup held in Denver. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Winning brews: Cazuela’s oatmeal & other local brews came out on top

By Rozanna M. Martinez / Journal Staff Writer

Cazuela’s Mexican Grill & Brewery has been around for just more than 15 months, but its brewmaster Mike Campbell, who has been brewing for about 20 years, is putting Cazuela’s on the beer map.