After a full day of Albuquerque adventures, there is nothing quite like unwinding with your friends and an ice cold beer. If you’re searching for a great spot to try local brews, you’re in luck! There are many incredible Albuquerque breweries to choose from, each offering its own unique beers and environment. Just to get you started, here are some of our personal favorites that we’re sure you’ll love!
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5 of the best Albuquerque breweries
With so much to do at Marble Brewery in Albuquerque, NM, you’ll never want to leave! In addition to tasting their flavorful beers, you can also treat yourself to a free Albuquerque brewery tour to see more of this amazing spot. They also host a multitude of fun-filled events for the locals and visitors alike to enjoy.
La Cumbre Brewing Company
Consistently recognized as the best brewery in New Mexico, La Cumbre Brewing Co. in Albuquerque, NM is a must for your beer tour! They offer both seasonal and year-round brews in their taproom, where live music is performed every Saturday. Food trucks are frequently stopping by, so you can grab a tasty snack to enjoy with your beer. Pool tables, foosball, and other games are found in the taproom as well, so prepare to spend hours hanging out with your friends or your special someone.
Nexus Brewery is the place where craft beer and soul food harmoniously collide. Each day, they create a wide variety of delicious beers, some of which have received “World Beer Cup” and “Best of the City” awards! During your visit, you’ll also be treated to some of the most mouthwatering meals you’ve ever tasted. With menu items like chicken and waffles, Red Chile BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, fish and chips, New Orleans gumbo, and much more, you’re guaranteed to leave this brewery feeling full and satisfied.
Rio Bravo Brewing Company
Rio Bravo Brewing Company in Albuquerque is a favorite watering hole for locals. Its large industrial-vibe space offers plenty of space for brews, food and events. The rather extensive menu offers a wide variety of pub food including burgers, sandwiches and tacos as well as seafood and smoked brisket and pulled pork. Look for a fairly regular of live music on the stage. These menu items can be paired with their wide selection of their own specialty house beers.
Red Door Brewing Company
While Red Door Brewing Company may be one of the new breweries in Albuquerque, they have definitely grown to become one of the most visited! The original founders strive to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere in which guests can relax after a long day. As you browse the menu, you’ll find many unique selections including the Vanilla Cream Ale and Plum Gose. Red Door Brewing Company in Albuquerque, NM is sure to become an instant favorite and a beer destination you’ll want to return to again and again.
experience the New Mexico beer scene during your stay at the Bottger Mansion
After exploring the best Albuquerque breweries, return to the Bottger Mansion for some well-deserved rest! Our historic bed & breakfast provides comfortable rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality. You’ll also enjoy a warm, delicious breakfast served first thing in the morning to start your day off right. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our cozy inn. Our beautiful haven in New Mexico is waiting for you, so check our availability and book your stay today!
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