Alibi V.23 No.20 • May 15-21, 2014 

Beer Guy

Lost Weekend

A poetic trip through Albuquerque’s breweries

Poet Hosho McCreesh samples micro-brewed pints at some of Albuquerque’s best taprooms.
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The Mouthful

Albuquerque Beer Week

Nora Hickey tells you where to get your drink on during this 15-day festival of all things brewed.

Book Bite

Give It Time

Vintage Beer: A Taster’s Guide to Brews That Improve over Time

Author Patrick Dawson’s new book explores the world of cellared beers.

Chowtown Restaurant Guide

When I lived in Chicago and biked around all winter, I learned firsthand how much a stiff drink can warm the cockles of your heart even on the coldest day. A shot of whiskey brings color to the cheeks, calms the chattering teeth and makes the ride back home through the slushy streets seem a little less daunting. Though winter in Albuquerque is a lot less traumatic, there are still moments when we need a warming draught to get ourselves through. Here are a few places we turn to for that tonic on a cold night.