Santa Fe Brewing Company’s focus on its home state of New Mexico and a smaller distribution footprint paid off in 2018. The 31-year-old craft brewery’s sales grew 47 percent in its home state last year — and 37 percent across its eight-state territory — according to vice president of sales and marketing Jarrett Babincsak.
- BREWERY TYPE
- Production - Regional
35 Fire Place
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
- Santa Fe Brewing Company is New Mexico's original craft brewery, bringing the spirit of the southwest to drinkers near and far. In 1988, three cowboys with some used equipment, a high tolerance for risk, and a dream to make something that tasted more like beer than water started the brewery with their first pale ale. Santa Fe Brew Co. has been crafting, canning, and conducting general experiments with malt, barley, hops, and water ever since. They've come all the way from those humble beginnings to having the capacity to brew 30,000 barrels a year, locations in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and El Dorado, New Mexico, and distribution in 8 states. The SFBC beer lineup includes the #1 selling craft beer in NM, "Happy Camper," as well as BeerSyndicate.com's #1 German Style Pilsner made in the US "Freestyle Pilsner," new fan favorite 7K IPA, and a wide range of other world class beers..
- ANNUAL PRODUCTION
2017 -- 23,000 bbls (Estimate)
- ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS
3600 Cutler Ave NE #1
Albuquerque, NM, 87110, USA
7 Caliente Pl
Santa Fe, NM, 87508, USA
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Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC), New Mexico’s original and largest craft brewery, fresh off of a 2018 in which they grew 40% across their eight-state sales area, will navigate a passing of the torch at Brewmaster over the next six months.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC), New Mexico’s Original Craft Brewery, is breaking ground this week on a project that includes a new three-story beer hall, an expansive beer garden to include a host of outdoor games, a kid’s area, community fire pit and landscaping watered by their on-site water treatment facility, and an underground barrel aging tasting room.
After pulling distribution from two states last year, Santa Fe Brewing Company is re-focusing its efforts on growing sales in its home state of New Mexico and seven other core markets. Santa Fe director of sales and marketing Jarrett Babincsak told Brewbound that the company decided to dig deeper in its eight-state footprint due to the increasingly more difficult challenge of selling beer away from a home territory.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC), “New Mexico’s Original Craft Brewery,” posted record growth in 2017 and is poised to continue that momentum into 2018 and beyond. While SFBC’s business grew across it eight state distribution area, New Mexico led the way, growing by 28% in total and paced by 31% growth of its’ flagship brew, and the #1 selling craft beer in New Mexico as measured by IRI scan data, Happy Camper IPA.
Even as growth in the craft category slows, a number of craft outfits are continuing to pour money into costly expansion projects. Just this week, a trio of regional breweries announced plans to expand with facility upgrades and new taproom locations.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC) is excited to announce that they have transitioned all of their everyday beers to cans, discontinuing all 12 oz. bottle packages effective immediately.
Another great homegrown-hopped beer is coming to Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC), and once again, we couldn’t be more excited to support local! Amalia hops, one of the two hop varieties, native to New Mexico, was recently harvested from Santa Fe Brewing Company’s hop farm and found it’s way into Santa Fe’s favorite Nut Brown Ale. Soon, it will be available to the state’s supporters of the local craft beer scene and all things grown locally.
New Mexico’s own homegrown beer is here! Neomexicanus-1 or Neo-1, one of the two native New Mexican hop varieties from Santa Fe Brewing Company’s hop farm was recently harvested and dry-hopped into a beer. Soon, New Mexico will be getting a taste of something truly local.
Oktoberfest season has triumphantly returned to Santa Fe Brewing Company, with the Southwest’s favorite Fall seasonal, Oktoberfest! We couldn’t be happier for this malt-forward brew to bring in the season which celebrates tradition and beer! With its time-honored mild hop profile and classic malt bill, our Oktoberfest is a tribute to the original Märzens served at Ludwig I’s wedding.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC) has gotten lucky once again! New Mexico’s oldest and largest brewery recently snagged another key member for the SFBC dream team. After a long search, the very talented brewer, Noah Tuttle, was welcomed aboard on February 1st. Noah has worked in the craft beer industry for the past 7 years.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC) excitedly announces the opening of our new concert venue, The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company. Most recently known as Sol, SFBC plans to breathe new life into the venue, resurrecting a once vibrant space for locals to gather for great live music. “We are really excited to take over the space. Santa Fe needs more solid music venues, where locals can go and catch great live bands. We want to bring back the energy of the big acts like the days of old,” owner, Brian Lock, said.
Santa Fe Brewing Company excitedly announces the release of our brand new winter seasonal, Adobe Igloo. Our newest canned product, this classical spiced Winter Warmer is a New Mexico-style ale with a hearty malt body and slight caramel sweetness. The touches of cacao nibs and New Mexico red chiles round out the subtle flavor of this 6% brew.
Santa Fe Brewing Company (SFBC) is ecstatic to bring back the holiday tradition of “12 Beers of Christmas.” For the last 4 years, the brewery has held a special release of limited small batch beers brewed by individuals from both the homebrew community, as well as employees of the brewery. As the name implies, each day, for the 12 days leading up to Christmas, a new holiday-inspired beer is tapped at two of the brewery’s chosen taprooms for the public to enjoy. But be sure to get there early because these beers disappear faster than Santa up a chimney.
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Year Round Beers
|Happy Camper IPA||IPA|
|Chicken Killer Barley Wine||Barley Wine|
|State Pen Porter||Porter|
|Java Stout||Imperial Stout|
|Santa Fe Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Santa Fe Nut Brown||Brown Ale|
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10/18/2015 -- Santa Fe, NM
5th Annual Oktoberfiesta at Santa Fe Brewing Co.
|Fundraiser||Santa Fe, NM|
8/8/2015 -- Santa Fe, NM
Oktoberfest Release Party
|Beer Release||Santa Fe, NM|
7/11/2015 -- Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Gold Release Party
|Beer Release||Santa Fe, NM|