The Marble Brewery occupies a former warehouse, and is set in an expansive space replete with an indoor tasting room, an outdoor patio and a stage for live music. With its trendy upbeat vibe, the Marble Brewery and its adjacent brewpub attract youth from in and around Downtown Albuquerque for a sample of their best brews. The beers at Marble Brewery are brewed with methods borrowed from old centuries as well as modern techniques, creating hops, award-winning pilsners, Indian Pale Ales, red ales and draft varieties.
Step into the Launchpad and take off to the 'universal' world of music. In the background of a space-theme and dark-lit laid-back atmosphere, this hip country bar entertains with an eclectic mix of music played by local musicians and renowned talents. The dance floor invites the vivacious crowd to shake a leg or head-bang to the upbeat punk or the 1000 volt hard rock. While the state-of-art setting amplifies the performances, the full-stocked bar serves you with a premium selection to add to the experience. Hop in late to enjoy the peak of a power-packed night.
If you are looking for something different but not hard to find, check out this saucy little bistro. Sample steamed artichoke with three dipping sauces or the roasted garlic with Mon trachet goat cheese, bruschetta, roasted red peppers and virgin olive oil. Entrées include Pan-Seared Smoked Duck Breast with apricot-tomato chutney, Chinese five spice sauce and basmati rice with. An extensive wine list is available and prices are on per glass basis.
This hipster bar and pool hall has the best jukebox in town. "The 'Dyne" is an unpretentious kind of joint. Chat at the bar, skulk in a dimly lit, leather upholstered booth or grab one of the ten or so pool tables. Cocktails are served in pint glasses. The huge fridge packed with unusual beers should meet the needs of those seeking the grain.
The Apothecary Lounge welcomes patrons in a mesmerizing setting, atop the Hotel Parq Central. The lounge is beautifully laid out with cozy chairs, encouraging conversations. The lounge overlooks the spectacular Downtown area and offers phenomenal views of the setting sun. Perfect for a date night or a hangout with friends, the lounge promises a good time to everyone. The menu features crafty cocktails, premium wines, beers, and other mixed drinks. To accompany your tipples, they serve delicious local fare. Garnered with lavish accolades, the lounge is the recipient of the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Named after a Mediterranean island where ancient myth said that it was home to the gods of music, Ibiza is now a cocktail bar and hot spot for music. This rooftop bar is located at Andaluz Hotel and has a stunning view of the surrounding area. Enjoy a cocktail and try a bite from the tapas menu. Ibiza has an enclosed bar and terrace for cold nights. The bar also hosts events, including DJs and private events.
Right outside of Albuquerque is the over one hundred year old Silva's Saloon, full of local flavour from the hats of former patrons hanging on the rafters to the large oval bar. The primary beers on tap are Budweiser and Bud Light, but other options are of course available. So immerse yourself in the Old West at the filming location of many Western films. If you like rustic charm and cheap booze, then this bar is the place to be.
Left Turn Distilling, established in 2012, is first craft distillery in Albuquerque. Their goal is to provide spirits using local ingredients that captures multicultural hue of New Mexico. They primarily produce vodka, gin, whiskey and rum. They opened the doors of the distillery to public in 2013, where one can try cocktails or sample spirit of their choice before purchasing. They also host private events and music festivals.
Located south of Downtown, the Sidetrack Brewing Company is a small brewery with a tap room. They serve a variety of beers that is of the highest quality in a friendly and cozy pub atmosphere. The beer list is ever changing and one can try beers in different shades like dark or light, bitter or the unexpected. All in all, this is a wonderful place to hang out in the company of friends and enjoy some unique beers.
Not all pubs can give you the pubbing experience which Irish pubs do. Located in the heart of the Nob Hill district in Albuquerque, Two Fools Tavern gives you a true feel of Ireland. A fireplace keeps the insides of the pub warm and cozy, while illuminating and adding to the beauty of the wooden interiors. The seating arrangement is generously done, which makes Two Fools a class a apart from the usual dingy and cluttered pubs. Due to its casual and inviting atmosphere, it provides for the perfect place to relish some authentic Irish pub fare and indulge in conversations. Needless to say, the pub stacks up on a variety of Irish stouts, beers and intoxications which complement the delicious food.
Founded in December 2010, the La Cumbre Brewing Company is a microbrewery producing some round-the-year staples, besides seasonal brews as well. This Indian Acres neighborhood brewery also has an adjoining taproom that opens at noon, which is when it displays its best creations on tap. People can swig on La Cumbre's cold house beers whilst enjoying food from food trucks that make their regular stops here. There is also a large patio where live music is played on Saturdays, and the indoor area has a foosball table, pool, and live sports for entertainment.