San Diego

Tijuana International Beer Festival June 11-12

The two day competition will embody beers from each side of the border.

SAN DIEGO — On the north facet of the border, San Diego is thought for having round 150 breweries. The metropolis is thought for its iconic IPA’s and West Coast Pale Ales that make it a vacation spot for beer lovers.

But simply south of the border in cities like Mexicali, Tijuana, and Ensenada, the craft brew scene has exploded with loads of affect from their neighbors to the north.

“Craft beer in Mexico has sustained itself. It has grown,” stated Enrique Jimenez, one of many organizers of the competition. “That’s why we decided to do this festival to all in order to have a dialogue of craft beer makers, not only in our region, but across the border.”

Jimenez and several other different brewers in Baja are right here in San Diego on the Mexican consulate in Little Italy to advertise the Tijuana International Beer Festival.

Sixty breweries from San Diego and Mexico gathering on the Estadio Caliente on June 11 – June 12. Hoping not simply to draw Mexican beer lovers, however these north of the border as nicely.

“It’s a cross pollination of experiences and knowledge from one side to the other,” stated Juan Pellegrino, one other organizer. “We’re going to have meals, we will have music and most significantly, we will have time.”

Organizers say that security is vital and there shall be handy shuttles from lodges in Tijuana to the occasion.

Tickets shall be $25 or 500 pesos. Overall, this occasion will hope to spice up tourism between the border cities and provides a possibility for Mexicans and Americans to share a chilly craft brew.

Tickets will be discovered here.

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