From the Associated Press
MEXICO CITY â€” The craft brewers plotted their revolution in a bar evoking the era of Prohibition speakeasies.
Their goal felt equally subversive: nothing less than the transformation of Mexicoâ€™s beer-loving culture into one that thirsts not for the mild flavors of Corona or Dos Equis, but for the richness of stouts, the dark body of double malts and the bitterness of India pale ales.
The brewers said they were fighting for choice: â€œPor la Cerveza Libre,â€ or â€œFor the Liberated Beer.â€
â€œTo choose what we consume based on our tastes, translates as free choice, a fundamental right of every person,â€ they wrote in a manifesto.
Even though Mexico is known worldwide for its beer, only two companies dominate the domestic market and determine what millions of people swig.
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