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Where to drink craft beer in Costa Rica
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Where to drink craft beer in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 13, 2016

Costa Rica's craft brewers have produced well over 100 beers in recent years, with more styles and flavors showing up in taps all the time. But among…

Legal skirmishes cause rifts in Costa Rica’s craft beer industry
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Legal skirmishes cause rifts in Costa Rica’s craft beer industry

The Tico Times - May 13, 2016

Though it may sound like a dream job for every beer lover, running a microbrewery in Costa Rica can sometimes be about as enjoyable as a day-long hangover. Gustavo Arroyo,…

Costa Rican craft beer: Growth spurts and growing pains
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Costa Rican craft beer: Growth spurts and growing pains

Jill Replogle - May 12, 2016

I discovered Costa Rica's booming craft beer scene when I was pregnant: torture for a beer lover like me, and one who seeks out people doing new…

Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event

The Tico Times - April 15, 2016

In downtown San José, a man in rubber boots is carefully measuring grains to be transformed into his award-winning beer. In Cartago, another man is glued to his cell…

Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition
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Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition

The Tico Times - March 13, 2016

It's no secret that Costa Rica has a hit-or-miss reputation with many of its festivals. Whether it was the disastrous mismanagement of last year's International Arts Festival,…

Tico brewer avenges Trump comments on immigrants
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Tico brewer avenges Trump comments on immigrants

Jill Replogle - July 12, 2015

While the fallout, and attention, from billionaire Donald Trump’s derogatory statements about Mexican immigrants continues, one Tico living in the United States is giving Trump the proverbial finger…

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…

The Winners and Losers of Costa Rica in 2014
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The Winners and Losers of Costa Rica in 2014

The Tico Times - December 26, 2014

Winners   1) Luis Guillermo Solís [caption id="attachment_54702" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Alberto Font/The Tico Times[/caption] Coming out from the back of the pack to win the entire election,…

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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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…

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