Local Breweries

With one of the winningest collections of IPAs in the world and a rapidly growing roster of beer festivals, Albuquerque is staking its claim as one of America’s best brew destinations.

Annual Beer Festivals

Craft Beer & Food Truck Festival

ABQ Beer Week
Blues & Brews Festival

Pork & Brew

Albuquerque Hopfest

Southwest Albuquerque

Dialogue Brewing
1501 1st St NW
Daily, 4pm – 11pm
No food menu; food trucks available outside
Dog friendly patio

Dialogue Brewing is a local micro-brewery in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their mission is community, their craft is beer, their inspiration is art. With unique displays of art in different mediums, Dialogue brewing offers an immersive art and craft beer experience. Unique sculptures adorn their outdoor patio and canvases from local artists decorate the interior of their taproom, with parts of its brewery visible behind the bar.

Red Door Taproom
400 Gold Ave. SW Suite 105
Sunday - Thursday, 12–11PM
Friday & Saturday, 12PM–12AM
No food menu
No patio; dog friendly

The Red Door downtown taproom came whistling into existence in the summer of 2016. It is located in the ground floor of the Simms Building at 4th and Gold. Plenty of windows to observe local downtownites, Nintendo equipped and revolving door rotating cider every Sunday.

Sidetrack Brewing Co.
413 2nd St SW
Monday - Thursday, 3–11PM
Friday & Saturday, 3PM–12AM
Sunday, 12–10PM
No food menu; food trucks available
Outdoor patio; dog friendly

Sidetrack Brewing Company is a small brewery and tap room with an excellent outdoor patio area in the back.

Marble Brewery Downtown
111 Marble Ave. NW
Monday - Saturday 12pm – 12am
Sunday, 12pm - 10:30pm
Small food menu and food trucks available
Downstairs and upstairs patios; dog friendly

Founded in 2008, in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, Marble Brewery is devoted to brewing premium craft beer that satisfies the thirst and discriminating tastes of their diverse and loyal customers.

Tractor Brewing Wells Park
1800 4th St NW
Open 12PM – 12AM, close at 2AM Friday and Saturday
Food trucks available
Open patio; dog friendly

Rio Bravo Brewing Company
1912 2nd St
Open 11PM – 10PM, close at 12AM Friday and Saturday
Food menu available
Open patio; dog friendly

The historical Firestone Company abandoned building constructed in 1949 was restored as a tap room with a massive bar, outdoor biergarten with stage, large TV screens, game room, front patio, barrel room for meetings and events and a large brewing area with glass windows to allow the public to grab a beer and watch our brewers in action.

Boese Brothers Brewing – Downtown Taproom
601 Gold Ave SW
Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 11pm
Friday: 3pm - 12:30am
Saturday: 1pam - 12:30am
Sunday: 12pm - 11pm
Limited Food Menu
Outdoor patio, dog friendly

Boese Brothers Downtown Taproom offers Boese Brothers beers straight from the source. If you peek back through the door, you can see all of the brewing equipment and sometimes catch a glimpse of the brewers hard at work! The taproom was converted from what used to be a Studebaker dealership and then a parking garage. You can see the lines from where people used to park their cars.

Bow & Arrow Brewing Company
608 McKnight Ave NW
Monday - Thursday 3pm - 10pm
Friday & Saturday 12pm - 11pm
Sunday, 12pm - 9pm
Food trucks on site
Outdoor patio, dog friendly

Wild, Sour, and Barrel-aged beers brewed in the heart of the American Southwest. Bow & Arrow Brewery is located 1.5 blocks south of Interstate 40 on the corner of 6th street & Bezemek Avenue in the Wells Park neighborhood.

Ponderosa Brewing Company
1761 Bellamah Ave NW
Sunday-Wednesday, 11am – 10pm
Thursday - Saturday, 11am – 11pm
Full menu available
Outdoor patio, dog friendly

Ponderosa welcomes you to relax and feel at home here. Whether sitting on our large patio, enjoying conversation at the bar, watching the game, or having an intimate dinner in one of our cozy booths, Ponderosa has something for everyone.

Northwest Albuquerque

Nexus Silver Taproom
2641 Coors Boulevard NW
Monday - Friday 11:30am - 9pm
Saturday 11:30am – 10pm
Sunday 11:30am - 8:30pm
Food menu available
Dog friendly patio

Nexus Brewery is definitely about the beer (9 taps and counting), incredible southern food, and of course the companionship of their Nexus Neighbors; but it is also about the nexus of all these things – what they like to call the Exbeerience!

Lava Rock Brewing Co.
2220 Unser Blvd NE
Monday – Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am – Midnight
Sunday: Noon – 10pm
Food menu available
Dog friendly patio

Lava Rock Brewing Company is a small brewhouse with a mission to create amazing food and the best in craft beer. The company’s vision is to create an environment where guests can come to relax and enjoy a locally brewed, cold, freshly crafted beer. A home away from home so that people who live on the west side of town, don’t have to travel across the river for a good craft beer. A place where guests can watch a game, listen to some good music or meet a friend and enjoy our beautiful patio with gorgeous City views.

The Craftroom
2809 Broadbent Pkwy NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Monday, 2pm -10pm
Tuesday & Wednesday, 11am - 10pm
Thursday - Saturday, 11am - 11:30 pm
Sunday, 12pm - 9pm
No patio; dog friendly

The Craftroom focuses on providing an excellent selection of craft beer and hard cider that caters to everyone's taste buds. Whether you like IPA's or want to try something unique like Sandia (Watermelon) Cider, or get creative and mix a beer and cider together, we have something for YOU! Finally, you will have food choices ranging from craft pizzas to delicious sandwiches and tacos, all of which are hand crafted in our Tap Room and made to order. The Craftroom is a place where everyone can find a beverage to enjoy in a clean, comfortable place, coupled with EXCELLENT service.

The Red Door Brewery & Taproom
1001 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Open 12pm – 11pm
No patio; dog friendly
No food menu; food trucks available

Red Door is a locally owned craft beer establishment with 2 locations. The Brewery is located between Edith and I-25 on Candelaria and our taproom is on the SW corner of 4th and Gold. Red Door prides itself not only in its amazing beer, but also a laid-back atmosphere and some of the best service in New Mexico. In addition, this brewery offers local ciders as an alternative for gluten-free diets.

La Cumbre Brewing Co. Westside
5600 Coors Blvd NW c1
Open 12pm to close
Patio available; dog friendly

No food menu; food trucks and ordering from nearby restaurants available
Featuring our delicious lineup of year-round and seasonal brews, our west side Albuquerque taproom opens daily at noon. We have an array of foodtrucks stop by every day of the week, live sports, and foosball round out our taproom experience.

Steel Bender Brewyard
8305 2nd St. NW
Sunday - Thursday: 11am-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am-11pm
Patio available; dog friendly
Full food menu available

Steel Bender Brewyard serves craft beer brewed by Robert Haggerty and hardy pub food in an inviting pub-inspired atmosphere. Located in Los Ranchos, NM.

The Blue Grasshopper
6361 Riverside Plaza Lane, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120
Sunday – Thursday, 11am - 10pm
Friday – Saturday, 11am - midnight
No patio, dog friendly
Full menu available

Your extended living room. 96 Local brews, Great Pizzas and Burgers. Live music 6 days a week.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
10000 Coors Blvd.
Monday - Thursday, 11am - 12am
Friday - Saturday, 11am - 1am
Sunday, 11am - 12am
No patio; no dogs allowed
Full menu

BJ'S Cottonwood is you escape from the daily hustle. Patrons become part of the family as soon as they enter the double doors. And you can bet that when the sun goes down, the bar is filled with great food, good beer and lots of laughs.

Boxing Bear Brewery
10200 Corrales Rd NW
Sunday – Thursday 12pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday 11am – 11pm
Patio; dog friendly
Full menu

Serving "Beer With A Punch", Boxing Bear is the top contender for craft beer in New Mexico. Being named 2016 GABF's Mid Sized Brewpub of the year and 2016 brewers of the year.

Growler USA
2101 Vista Oeste NW
websiteSun – Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday – Saturday 11am – 11pm
Patio; dog friendly
Full food menu

Enjoy a variety of drinks from the best local and regional craft beers, draught wines, and hard ciders to kombucha teas and other non-alcoholic craft offerings. A welcoming neighborhood atmosphere.

Tractor Brewing West Side
5720 McMahon Blvd Bldg 5 Ste A
Sunday – Thursday: 12pm - 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 12pm – 12am
No Patio; dog friendly
No food menu; food trucks available

Tractor Brewing produces easy-drinking, accessible beers and ciders. To engage the most sophisticated palettes, Tractor Brewing Company also creates small batch specialties that have grown to encompass bourbon and wine barrel aging, kettle and barrel sours and experimental recipe formulation.

Desert Valley Brewing Company
3700 Ellison Road NW
Sunday – Wednesday: 11am - 10pm
Thursday – Saturday: 11am – 12am
Patio; dog friendly
Full food menu

Desert Valley Brewing is one of the few breweries that offers innovative mixed drinks along with craft beer and a full food menu. With a patio, live music, and live sporting events this brewery seems to have it all.

Marble Westside Taproom
5740 Night Whisper Rd. NW
Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 12pm – 12pm
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm
Patio; dog friendly
Full food menu and food trucks available

Locally-brewed craft ales and lagers from Marble Brewery in a friendly pub setting on the Westside. Please drink responsibly.