Explore 5 favorite budget-friendly breweries in Albuquerque

Explore 5 favorite budget-friendly breweries in Albuquerque
La Cumbre Brewing Company | Photo: Sky T./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 27, 2019.

Looking to try the top breweries around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breweries in Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. La Cumbre Brewing Company

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Topping the list is La Cumbre Brewing Company. Located at 3313 Girard Blvd. NE, it is the highest-rated affordable brewery in Albuquerque, boasting 4.5 stars out of 327 reviews on Yelp. 

In terms of signature items, the spot lists "New Mexican beers at their peak," on its Yelp page in the section explaining specialties. "Beer is what we do. It's all we do."

2. Lizard Tail Brewing

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Next up is San Gabriel's Lizard Tail Brewing, situated at 9800 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 7. With four stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Yelper Jae S., who reviewed Lizard Tail Brewing on Nov. 23, wrote, "You can expect the beer to be good and true to style."

Mic L. noted, "Oktoberfest Bier tasted flat, watery with a weird aftertaste."

3. Marble Brewery

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Downtown Albuquerque's Marble Brewery, located at 111 Marble Ave. NW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot four stars out of 467 reviews. 

If you're looking for more, we found these details about Marble Brewery.

"Born of the need for more great local craft beer in Albuquerque and New Mexico, Marble has become a great place for music, beer, friends and cheer," its Yelp profile states.

In terms of signature items, "Specializing in quality locally brewed craft beer. Food is available, but limited."

4. Kilt Check Brewing Co.

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Check out Kilt Check Brewing Co., which has earned 4.5 stars out of 48 reviews on Yelp. Heading over to 4814 Hardware Drive NE to see for yourself. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Kilt Check Brewing Co.

"With 20 years of brewing experience that Mike brings to the table, he plans on creating about 15 or more solid recipes for his business and his fans," the brewery's Yelp profile says.

Concerning signature items, "We specialize in perfecting classic ales, including a bronze medal-winning recipe in the World Beer Cup for an oatmeal stout," it notes on Yelp.

5. Bombs Away Beer Company

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Finally, there's Bombs Away Beer Company, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 88 reviews. Stop by 9801 Acoma Road SE to hit up the brewery. 

If you're curious for more, we found these details about Bombs Away Beer Company.

"From its handcrafted furniture, fixtures, decor and taproom, to its unconventional brew house, Bombs Away Beer Company is the direct result of the owners' own hard work, craftsmanship, dedication and passion."

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