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This Beer Wants to Pay Homage to Aguas Frescas –for Some Reason 🙄

Just when you thought marketers couldn’t get any more creative, a new partnership is here to bring us Mural, a “joint homage to the classic agua fresca that also pushes the boundaries of what a beer can be.” Mural is … Continue reading

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Today in Awesomely Named Mexican Establishments…

Say what you will about Mexicans, but you can’t deny we have the best names for everything. Everything. Filing under “Mexicans: How can anyone not like us?” Via: Reddit

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El Chingón IPA Is Coming Soon to your Nearby Bodega, Because Corporate America Loves ‘the Hispanics’

I never go to Dallas (nor do I see any reason to do that) so I had no idea they had an IPA over there called El Chingón. But now that Constellation Brands has acquired Four Corners, makers of said IPA, … Continue reading

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This Beer Features Donald Trump Wearing a Mariachi Hat and a Swastika Belt Buckle — for some Reason

People have got to stop doing this. According to my sources (i.e. the World Wide Web) Mexican and U.S. brewers have gotten together to reinvent Donald Trump as a “gun-slinging mariachi” to promote Amigous, a beer supposed to “celebrate cross-border … Continue reading

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Penélope Cruz to Peddle non-Alcoholic Beer — for Women, you Know?

Oh, how I miss the days when Penélope Cruz drank Coke and belched like the guys. Alas, in this modern, politically-correct times we live, the gorgeous-but-married-mother-of -small-children wants us to drink… non-alcoholic beer, because she’s a lady, you know? and beer is, like, for … Continue reading

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This Gringo Is so Mexican, He Drinks Victoria Beer

There is nothing that annoys me more than Americans thinking they know Mexico and Mexican culture because they like to drink Corona beer. Fortunately, there’s one gringo who knows there are alternatives, including Victoria beer, the only cerveza this blogger likes. … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch Debuts Bad ‘Mexican’ Beer with an Even Worse Commercial

Estrella Jalisco, a beer brand you’ve never heard of (and one you should probably never drink) has decided to make its U.S. debut by pitching its own idea of “mexicanidad,” namely turning a regular American neighborhood into an animated fiesta, complete … Continue reading

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Dos Equis’ New ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ is not really that Interesting

After much teasing, Dos Equis finally unveiled its first full-fledged commercial featuring French actor Augustin Legrand, the brand’s new “Most Interesting Man in the World.” And he’s actually not that interesting. Unlike Jonathan Goldsmith, Dos Equis’ original — and devastatingly handsome — Most Interesting … Continue reading

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One has to be Pretty ‘Desperado’ to Drink this Thing

The French might have some of the best wines in the world, but when it comes to packaged cocktails, they are not exactly Le top. I found the French youth to be particularly fond of Desperados, a tequila, beer, lemon, cactus (yep) concoction … Continue reading

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Mexican Brewery Celebrates ‘Day of the Dead’ with a Typo

I think it’s great that Cervecería Mexicana has decided to celebrate Day of the Dead (and not Halloween) with a special DOA IPA sold exclusively in the United States. But if they were going to give gringos a lesson about … Continue reading

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Mexican Men Know How to Lure Women…. [into the Fridge]

Say what you will about Tecate, but the beer maker knows a thing or two about Mexican men and their tricky ways to get women do what they want (namely to get them cold beers from the fridge.) I don’t … Continue reading

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¡Chingao! The Chinese Steal Our Most Precious Curse Word

Todo se copian… ¡chingao!

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Tecate Apologizes for Encouraging Men to Pee on Trees

After numerous complaints by anal law-abiding citizens who think public urination is not a really good thing, Tecate has decided to pull the above billboards.  See? Even if you don’t speak Spanish, the message is pretty clear: If you’re a … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Peruvian-Inspired Beer House?

I have no idea, but I’m about to find out. So stay tuned for a full report Wednesday (or Thursday if the hangover turns out to be brutal and/or the owners decide to kick me out of there before the … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Offended by Coor’s Light Ad. This Blogger Offended by Bad Beer

UPDATED: It didn’t take long. Coor’s Light late Thursday decided to pull the Emborícuate campaign. Uy ni aguantan nada! As if New Yorkers didn’t have enough worries, with the Weinergate at its peak (no pun intended) and all, now we … Continue reading

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