Brewery Profile: Chama River Brewing Co.

by Kevin on January 7, 2013

Chama River Brewing Co.

Location: Albuquerque, NM
Website: www.chamariverbrewery.com
Twitter: @ChamaRiverBrew
Founded: 2002

Brewery Description:

Born and raised right here in Albuquerque, Justin started his career in brewing by delivering kegs for the Blue Corn Café and Brewery in Santa Fe. After much hard work and persistence Head Brewer Daniel Jaramillo agreed to teach Justin how to brew. While mentoring under Daniel, Justin got a unique opportunity to work with Head Brewer Ted Rice at the Marble Brewery in downtown Albuquerque. Justin was employed full time at Marble when yet another opportunity arose to work with Head Brewer Jeff Erway here at the Chama River Brewing Company. For over a year, Justin was Assistant Brewer at two of the cities best breweries. During his years of experience Justin has helped his breweries win multiple awards, both local and national including 3 awards from the Great American Beer Festival. Justin is currently enrolled at the American Brewers Guild and plans to graduate by the end of the summer of 2010. At Chama River Brewing Co. Justin Hamilton and John Bullard brew six house beers and rotate a variety of seasonal and specialty beers. We are confident that you will find no finer craft brewed ales or lagers anywhere. – www.chamariverbrewery.com

Beers:

Sleeping Dog Stout
Rio Lodo Brown Ale
Jackalope IPA
RIO Chama Amber Ale
Broken Spoke Honey Wheat Ale
Class VI Golden Lager
3 Dog Night
Rye One
Atomic Blonde

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