Brewing in New Mexico began in the 1850s when small breweries serviced short-lived boomtowns teeming with early settlers thirsty for brew. By the time Prohibition came in 1918, New Mexico breweries were completely tapped out.
It wasn't until 1988, when the Santa Fe Brewing Company began quenching thirsts of locals. Beer was again brewed in New Mexico. By the late 1990s,
New Mexico was experiencing a resurgence in local brewing. Today, the state boasts a craft brewing renaissance. Here in Santa Fe you’ll find hand crafted micro beers are as good or better than anywhere else!
When traveling to Santa Fe, you’ll have no problem quwnching your thirst with new and different award-winning brews during your visit.
Santa Fe is recognized as one of America’s Best Beer Towns by Travel + Leisure and stands proud in the top of the ranks. Santa Fe is also home to New Mexico’s oldest microbrewery and the first Belgian brewery.