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Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits spots in Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots.

Albuquerque-area consumers tend to spend more in December at food and beverage shops than any other month of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business insights for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Albuquerque-area food and beverage shops climbed to $18 for the metro area in December of last year, 11% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Lizard Tail Brewing

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First on the list is Lizard Tail Brewing. Located at 9800 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 7, in San Gabriel, the brewery and bar is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Albuquerque, boasting four stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp.

2. Jubilation Wine and Spirits

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Next up is Nob Hill's Jubilation Wine and Spirits, situated at 3512 Lomas Blvd. NE. With 4.5 stars out of 81 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Hollow Spirits

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Wells Park's Hollow Spirits, located at 1324 First St. NW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the distillery and restaurant 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews.

4. Southwest Grape & Grain

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Southwest Grape & Grain in Alta Monte is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 19 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3401 Candelaria Blvd. NE to see for yourself.

5. Broken Trail

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Last but not least, there's Broken Trail, a local favorite with four stars out of 26 reviews. Stop by 2921 Stanford Drive NE to check it out.


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