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Costa Rica’s Imperial beer now available in Switzerland
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Costa Rica’s Imperial beer now available in Switzerland

L. Arias - August 19, 2015

Costa Rican company Florida Ice and Farm this month began marketing its most popular beer brand Imperial in Switzerland. Earlier this month the company sent its first shipment of 17,000 bottles,…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s the chemistry that makes your beer taste good (or bad)
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s the chemistry that makes your beer taste good (or bad)

Rachel Feltman | The Washington Post - March 16, 2015

St. Patrick's Day is imminent, and that means the world is about to consume a lot of beer: 13 million pints of Guinness alone are expected to…

Perro Vida celebrates first year of craft brewing
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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…

Save the beer: Climate change adds urgency to clean-water advocate’s rallying cry
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Save the beer: Climate change adds urgency to clean-water advocate’s rallying cry

Danielle Paquette | The Washington Post - July 27, 2014

CHICAGO — On a recent evening, two inches of rain soaked the city, overwhelming the combined sewer system and forcing human waste into the Chicago River. It…

Volcano beer returns to the beach
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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.…

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

3rd annual Craft Beer Festival happening Saturday
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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3rd annual Craft Beer Festival happening Saturday

Ashley Harrell - April 3, 2014

The Craft Beer Festival  is back for a third go-round, again being held at Avenida Escazú, again including small-scale brewers from all over Costa Rica. The April…

St. Patrick’s Day celebration floods Escazú with green beer
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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St. Patrick’s Day celebration floods Escazú with green beer

The Tico Times - March 17, 2014

Thousands of revelers flocked to Escazú this weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, thanks to a high-concept carnival hosted by NuShark Media. There was live music. There…

Craft beer bonanza, and other happenings in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Craft beer bonanza, and other happenings in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 14, 2014

Costa Ballena Craft Beer Fest Not long ago, “cerveza artisenal” was a foreign concept in Costa Rica. But today, the craft beer revolution is in full swing.…