Downshift Brewing Company's brewpub home base, the Hidden Tap, is in the heart of Midtown Ruidoso, NM. We are a family owned and operated microbrewery focusing on Ales and Lagers, although we have our fair share of fun and funky rotational beers as well. We scratch make our gourmet pizzas, along with delicious pub grub fair. With live music every week, including Thursday Open Mic Nights and Saturday rotating live musicians, as well as frequent events, you'll find our fun and lively brewpub to be frequented by locals and visitors alike.
Looking to start your day a bit earlier? Visit us at Downshift Brewing Company's Riverside location for craft coffee and breakfast, along with views of the Rio Ruidoso from our multiple patios and decks nestled in the towering pines. With breakfast, lunch and dinner, craft coffee, craft beer, and NM wine, cider and spirits along with the best views in Ruidoso- you can spend your days and nights with us. Make sure to check out our live music and events schedule featuring local talent and national touring artists.
Visit our Alto Biergarten, Brewski Beer Garden, to enjoy our beers onsite in our open air turfed beer garden at Alto Ski and Ride Shop. With ample space for fun and games like cornhole, ladder ball, darts, and a mini ramp, Brewski offers laid back vibes with Adirondacks around the fire pits and beautiful views of the canyon leading up to Ski Run Road. You may even spot the horses and elk around Alto Lake! Don't forget to pick up Beer-To-Go while you're there!
Better Beer. Better Life. Downshift.