Cerveceria Dos Aves, The First Microbrewery in San Miguel de Allende
Francisco Kameko y Mark Taylor have been producing a variety of beers since 2012. The increasing popularity of craft beer in Mexico made this project possible.
The founders met at a homebewing class in Cabrillo College, near Santa Cruz, California. From there the idea to start a microbrewery arose, and the founders selected San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato to do it.
Since the start, The brewery and its brewers have won several awards and accolades. For example, (before opening the brewery) one of the brewers won a bronce medal at the Mexico Amateur Beer Competition 2012 with a Dunkelweizen. This same style also won a Gold Medal at the Beervana Amateur Beer Competition in Sonoma California.
Their Triple Belga (a Belgian Tripel) won Bronce at the 2014 Professional Beer Competition "Competencia Profesional Copa Cerveza México 2014;
In 2015, The Dos Aves Brewery won two gold medals for their American Pale and Russian Imperial Stout.
Meanwhile, in 2016, Dos Aves won two silver medals at the Summer Beer Fest Challenge Chihuahua 2016.
Some of their Creations:
Pale Ale: With an intense gold color, this beer has a hoppy aroma of fruits, flowers and citrus. Its flavor is of tropical and citrus fruits. This beer pairs well with a variety of plates including hamburgers, tacos and cheeses.
Triple Belga: This light golden Belgian Tripel has a slight haze, and a white foamy head. The fusion of its ingredients give it a slightly sweet flavor with a low bitterness. This beer can be paired with a variety of (white) meats.
Stout Seca: This (seasonal) dark ale has dark-roasted malt and caramel flavors. This dry stout can be paired with all kinds of meat and fish as well as desserts.
IPA Imperial: This beer has the highest amount of alcohol by volume. It has a light golden color with an intense bitterness and hoppy aroma. This beer is crisp and refreshing and can be paired with meat, chicken and cheese.
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