Highest rated beer in New Mexico

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October 28, 2022
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Highest rated beer in New Mexico

If you drink beer—any beer—you've likely heard of the craft beer revolution, and you likely fall into one of two camps: IPA warrior or lager loyalist. The great thing about a beer-related revolution is that there is no wrong side. Whatever your preference, cheers to you.

The burgeoning brewery business is indeed a revolution by many counts. According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in the United States grew 390% from 2010 to 2020—all while beer consumption, on average, was declining.

Like all revolutions, this, too, began as a desire for change—as an overthrow of the old and the monopolistic. In 2010, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors (formerly MillerCoors), two of the largest beer companies in the world, comprised roughly 77% of total beer sales in the U.S. In 2020, that share was 60%, with smaller brewers claiming a larger share toward the end of the decade.

With a taste of the innovations and variety coming out of craft breweries, consumers are demanding a higher quality product, and are willing to pay more for it. Over the last decade, beer prices have increased by 33%.

If you've ever been curious about which beers are most popular in your home state, we have the answer. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated beer in New Mexico using ratings from BeerAdvocate. A maximum of 5 beers per brewery were included.

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#30. Chicken Killer Barley Wine

- Rating: 3.68 (388 ratings)
- Type: American Barleywine
- ABV: 10.00%
- Brewery: Santa Fe Brewing Company
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#29. Dougie Style Amber

- Rating: 3.66 (18 ratings)
- Type: American Amber / Red Ale
- ABV: 6.10%
- Brewery: Canteen Brewhouse
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#28. Denim Tux

- Rating: 3.63 (12 ratings)
- Type: American Adjunct Lager
- ABV: 4.90%
- Brewery: Bow & Arrow Brewing
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#27. Happy Camper IPA

- Rating: 3.76 (679 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.60%
- Brewery: Santa Fe Brewing Company
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#26. Monks' Dark Ale

- Rating: 3.71 (18 ratings)
- Type: Belgian Dark Ale
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Abbey Brewing Co. (Monastery Of Christ In The Desert)
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#25. Milk Mustachio Stout

- Rating: 3.69 (11 ratings)
- Type: Sweet / Milk Stout
- ABV: 5.10%
- Brewery: Tractor Brewing Company
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#24. De La Vega's Pecan Beer

- Rating: 3.78 (63 ratings)
- Type: American Brown Ale
- ABV: 5.20%
- Brewery: Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
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#23. Uppercut IPA

- Rating: 3.78 (23 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.60%
- Brewery: Boxing Bear Brewing Co.
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#22. New Mexi-Kolsch

- Rating: 3.76 (12 ratings)
- Type: Kölsch
- ABV: 4.90%
- Brewery: Boxing Bear Brewing Co.
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#21. Skull Bucket

- Rating: 3.86 (15 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.70%
- Brewery: Steel Bender Brewyard
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#20. 7K

- Rating: 3.88 (124 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.00%
- Brewery: Santa Fe Brewing Company
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#19. Bosque Lager

- Rating: 3.88 (28 ratings)
- Type: Light Lager
- ABV: 4.80%
- Brewery: Bosque Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#18. Riverwalker

- Rating: 3.91 (80 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: Bosque Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#17. Lloyd's 3 O'Clock Kolsch

- Rating: 3.93 (12 ratings)
- Type: Kölsch
- ABV: 5.00%
- Brewery: Steel Bender Brewyard
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#16. 1888

- Rating: 3.96 (11 ratings)
- Type: American Blonde Ale
- ABV: 4.80%
- Brewery: Bosque Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#15. Scotia Scotch Ale

- Rating: 3.96 (55 ratings)
- Type: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy
- ABV: 8.40%
- Brewery: Bosque Brewing Co.
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#14. Pinon Coffee Porter

- Rating: 4.0 (17 ratings)
- Type: American Porter
- ABV: 6.70%
- Brewery: Rio Bravo Brewing
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#13. Exodus IPA

- Rating: 3.98 (45 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: Canteen Brewhouse
- Read more on BeerAdvocate
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#12. Imperial Java Stout

- Rating: 4.04 (1,075 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Santa Fe Brewing Company
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#11. Marble IPA

- Rating: 4.05 (504 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.80%
- Brewery: Marble Brewery
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#10. Double IPA

- Rating: 4.06 (169 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 8.00%
- Brewery: Marble Brewery
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#9. Marble Reserve Ale

- Rating: 4.07 (163 ratings)
- Type: American Strong Ale
- ABV: 9.00%
- Brewery: Marble Brewery
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#8. Desert Fog

- Rating: 4.11 (37 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.80%
- Brewery: Marble Brewery
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#7. Malpais Stout

- Rating: 4.12 (370 ratings)
- Type: Foreign / Export Stout
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: La Cumbre Brewing Co.
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#6. Sun Fade

- Rating: 4.19 (42 ratings)
- Type: New England IPA
- ABV: 6.50%
- Brewery: La Cumbre Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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#5. Project Dank Summer Edition

- Rating: 4.29 (16 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.50%
- Brewery: La Cumbre Brewing Co.
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#4. Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout

- Rating: 4.16 (124 ratings)
- Type: American Imperial Stout
- ABV: 11.00%
- Brewery: Marble Brewery
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#3. Scale Tipper IPA

- Rating: 4.24 (51 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 6.20%
- Brewery: Bosque Brewing Co.
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#2. Father Nelson

- Rating: 4.34 (181 ratings)
- Type: Imperial IPA
- ABV: 10.60%
- Brewery: La Cumbre Brewing Co.
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#1. Elevated IPA

- Rating: 4.34 (1,610 ratings)
- Type: American IPA
- ABV: 7.20%
- Brewery: La Cumbre Brewing Co.
- Read more on BeerAdvocate

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