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4730 Pan American Freeway East NE Suite D (I-25 Corridor)
Sun- Thu 11:00 am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11: 00 am-11pm Kitchen hours: Closes at 9 p.m. Sun-Thu and 10 p.m. Fri-Sat (hours can change without notice)
The focus at Nexus is on balanced, drinkable beers that don’t smash customers in the mouth by a hop assault. That being said, Nexus beat out stalwart area breweries at the 2011 NM IPA Challenge. There are nine styles featured on tap, including standouts IPA, ESB, cream and Belgian white. The brewery is attracting quite a following, both for the beer and as a “New Mexican soul food” gastropub. The menu offers specialties of Southern-fried po’boys and the delicious marriage of chicken and waffles. It’s just the place to take your corn-bread-and-Frito-pie-craving friends while still getting your craft beer fix. And there’s live music, too. Nexus has bands booked several nights a week. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)