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

Robert Isenberg - 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
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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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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
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Brewery Treintaycinco wins silver in Brazilian beer competition

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

Robert Isenberg - 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

Robert Isenberg - 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.…

If you brew it they will come
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Hotel review
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If you brew it they will come

Lindsay Fendt - December 25, 2013

Peering at the monitor, beer in hand, all Zach Boyd can see is a small cottage, a pick up truck and clusters of trees. He is playing…

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Oktoberfest Costa Rica to unleash craft beer in Escazú

Robert Isenberg - October 17, 2013

When it comes to German harvest festivals, Pablo Formal thinks big. “We’re expecting around 6,000 people in two days,” said Formal, creator of Oktoberfest Costa Rica. “What…