Welcome homebrewers and craft beer enthusiasts to the official site of the
Worthogs Homebrew Club of New Mexico

The Worthogs Homebrew Club of New Mexico is a club of brewing hobbyists and craft beer enthusiast dedicated to building our skills as brewers, sharing knowledge of the craft of brewing, and fostering camaraderie focused around a shared enthusiasm for brewing and enjoying fermented beverages. For more information, click HERE.

Events Info

Science of Beer 2019 at ¡explora!

What an amazing night! Explora's Science of Beer was a great success! Thank you to all who came by to visit our Hop Stand, Brew Equipment Exhibit and Club/Raffle Table. We loved meeting you all, sharing our passion, and hopefully convincing you make it a passion of yours. We look forward to seeing all of you soon at any of our future events and meetings!

Latest News

Thinking of joining a homebrew club?

Worthog Shawn Crawford writes in the latest issue of New Mexico’s Brewer’s Crew Magazine about advantages of belonging to a homebrew club.

Click here to view the current issue.

Click here to visit Brewers Crew Magazine website

The Worthogs get mentioned in 2019 Jan/Feb edition of Zymurgy

Thank you to all at the American Homebrewers Association for everything that you do to support us homebrewers and this great hobby! And thank you for the shoutout!

Learn to Homebrew with the Worthogs, Canteen Brewhouse & Southwest Grape & Grain

What a great event! 5 Gallons of Oatmeal Stout brewed on site! Thank you to all who came out to enjoy this amazing hobby with us. A HUGE THANK YOU to Canteen Brewhouse for hosting us!

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2nd Annual Winter Beer Competition

Congratulations to Shawn Crawford for being the winner of our club's 2nd Annual Winter Beer Competition.

Learn to Homebrew Day 2017 Co-Club Event

This past Saturday November 4th, The Worthogs and The Dukes of Ale came together to celebrate National Learn to Homebrew Day. Many great styles were brewed and new lessons learned.

A huge thank you to our event partners, The Dukes of Ale. 11 Homebrewers and 69.25 Gallons of amazing beer produced!

Another huge thank you to our host Rio Bravo Brewing Company. Thank you for allowing us to use your amazing facility.

Lastly, thank you to Albuquerque's 2 local homebrew shops, Southwest Grape & Grain, and Victor's Homebrew for being apart of our event.

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Worthogs bring home hardware from Colorado!

Great news out of Durango, CO! Members of the Worthogs represent New Mexico by taking home 7 Medals at this years Carver Brewing and Animas Alers ProAm!!!! Congrats to our following members: Christine Elliott Bernard, Marc Bernard, Gary West, Chris Teller, & Ariel Figueroa.

We are just getting started!

A special thanks to the Animas Alers & Carver Brewing for hosting this event!


Interested in Joining Us?

Click HERE for more information.

Next Club Meeting

When: Thursday, September 5th @ 6PM


Brewing Resources


Click HERE to access our recipe
database. You can view and download any
recipe so that you can try it yourself.

What's Brewing!

A free-floating digital hydrometer & thermometer for continuous realt-time monitoring

Support Independent Craft Beer

Homebrew/Craft Beer Resources

Club Officers

Gary West


JV Zamora

Vice President

Christine Elliott Bernard


Shawn Crawford


Our Sponsers

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New Mexico's largest selection of beer and wine making ingredients and equipment! Kegerators, draft equipment, cheese making, kombucha, keifer, yogurt, and more!  We can also assist with helpful advice, reference materials, and on-site seminars.

Visit Southwest Grape & Grain
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Spike Brewing is a premier manufacturer of stainless steel home brewing equipment. We do all our custom fabrication in our facility located in Milwaukee, WI.

Visit Spike Brewing
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Located in the Heart of Hop Country. We have access to some of the freshest and highest quality hops on the planet! We have over 140 varieties, crop year transparency, and mylar foil resealable bags. Fresh from the source to your kettle!

Visit Yakima Vally Hops
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Blichmann Engineering, LLC is a design and manufacturing firm wholesaling highly engineered products through home beer and wine retailers. We offer only the most intuitively designed, innovative products with the highest level of quality for brewers who expect the same in their beers and wines.

Visit Blichmann Engineering
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By producing a certified organic brewing yeast, Imperial is giving brewers the option to use a high-quality yeast and at the same time use a yeast that is produced with GMO-free, 100% natural ingredients. We are proud to be the first manufacturer of certified organic liquid yeast, producing a product in an environmentally responsible way.

Visit Imperial Yeast