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VIDEO: The best of Costa Rica craft beer
Business
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Business
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VIDEO: The best of Costa Rica craft beer

Lindsay Fendt and Michael Krumholtz - May 10, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls2GKA8AOnU Every good revolution starts as a crazy idea. When the first dedicated brewers began making cerveza artesanal in Costa Rica, they were met with legal and logistical…

Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Couple brews mead in Alajuela

The Tico Times - April 17, 2015

https://vimeo.com/125170895 When people think of “mead,” they usually think of Vikings guzzling horns of honey wine in their festhalls. But for married couple Michael Lindeman and Alejandra…

Beerfest to pour into La Sabana Park
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Beerfest to pour into La Sabana Park

The Tico Times - March 5, 2015

UPDATE: According to an article in La Nación, Beerfest has been postponed, due to licensing issues. It’s no secret: Costa Rica has become very passionate about its…

Second Oktoberfest migrates to Pedregal
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Second Oktoberfest migrates to Pedregal

The Tico Times - October 7, 2014

Last year, party maven Pablo Formal organized a massive Oktoberfest at Avenida Escazú. He wanted to accommodate singles, couples, families, and groups. He wanted all of Costa…

Perro Vida celebrates first year of craft brewing
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Business
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Perro Vida celebrates first year of craft brewing

The Tico Times - September 25, 2014

Most people in Costa Rica get it right away: (1) “Pura vida” is the national phrase, meaning “pure life.” (2) “Perro” means dog. (3) “Perro Vida” is…

The Public House embraces vintage aesthetic
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Business
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The Public House embraces vintage aesthetic

The Tico Times - September 13, 2014

In English, “public house” is an antiquated term, and most North Americans don’t realize that this formal Victorian phrase birthed the word “pub.” While “tavern” and “saloon” mean…

Volcano beer returns to the beach
Booze
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Booze
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Volcano beer returns to the beach

Suzanna Lourie - June 4, 2014

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste – This summer, taking a six-pack of Imperial to the beach may not be the only option for surfers and sunbathers hitting the sand for…

Brewery Treintaycinco wins silver in Brazilian beer competition
Booze
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Booze
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Brewery Treintaycinco wins silver in Brazilian beer competition

The Tico Times - May 27, 2014

Costa Rica’s brewing scene garnered international recognition last weekend as craft beer company Treintaycinco returned from the Great South Beer Cup in Brazil with a silver medal.…

Delicious new gastropub El Gaff already becoming a thing
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Delicious new gastropub El Gaff already becoming a thing

The Tico Times - May 25, 2014

The word gastropub conjures some romantic images: earthy-looking pints of beer frothing on a bar, fashionable young people cavorting, in-house fermenting vessels, charismatic bartenders who mash barley…

3rd annual Craft Beer Fest offers a taste of the future in Costa Rica
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Business
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3rd annual Craft Beer Fest offers a taste of the future in Costa Rica

Lee Kaplan-Unsoeld - April 7, 2014

It can be challenging to find a good selection of beer in Costa Rica, but for the throngs of people who attended the third annual Craft Beer…

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