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Brewing Across the Border: Craft Beer in Baja California

Feature by Sarah Bennett | Dec 2013 | Issue #83. Baja California might be best known for its beachside fish tacos and off-road racing, but in the last three years, the northwestern Mexican state has seriously upped its craft beer game, defining itself as the country’s largest contingent for “cerveza artesanal.” Spurred by loose alcohol regulations and proximity to San Diego’s beer scene, an entire generation of young brewers has been moving out of the homebrew realm, selling everything from Black Rye IPAs and Bavarian Hefeweizens to a small-but-growing market thirsty for anything except Tecate.



Brewing Across the Border: Craft Beer in Baja California