Final Friday night time, Borderlands Brewing Firm’s taproom opened it is doorways for the discharge occasion of the 2nd version of Las Hermanas beer.
Las Hermanas — “the sisters” in Spanish – is a binational mission by which feminine brewers from each Mexico and Tucson got here collectively to brew a West Coast IPA. The 2 brewers main the mission had been Ayla Kapahi, the top brewer for Borderlands Brewing Co., and Marianna Dominguez from Cerveceria Macaria in Mexico Metropolis.
“Each time I inform individuals I am a head brewer, there’s at all times an eyebrow that goes up,” Kapahi stated. “The work is not over till the shocked appears to be like finish.”
Over 90 individuals had been in attendance on the launch occasion, hanging out indoors within the taproom or having fun with the simple climate on the patio. There was dwell leisure within the type of mariachi enjoying beloved songs like “Cielito Lindo” and “Se Que Tendrás Que Llorar” by Los Rebujitos. Households had been there with their youngsters, and teams of buddy sat at picnic tables and chatted away because the night progressed.
“Once you come to Borderlands, you are supporting feminine brewers,” Kapahi stated throughout her speech. “You are supporting beer brewed by ladies.”
Kapahi was accompanied on stage by Mexican Deputy Consul Lee Wong Medina and Go to Tucson’s senior director of multicultural advertising Marisol Vindiola.
“Tasks like this make individuals look previous points like immigration and make them have a look at the individuals,” Medina stated. “Viva Las Hermanas! Viva Mexico!”
The brand new beer is accessible in draft and cans at Borderlands Brewing Co. taproom and Kapahi stated cans will likely be accessible for buy at native eating places for a style of the borderlands. ¡Para arriba, para abajo, para el centro y para adentro!