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GREYHOUND RACES AND SILENUS BEER TASTING

WE ARE SUPER EXCITED ABOUT OUR NEXT TOUR BECAUSE WE ARE ADDING A DIFFERENT ELEMENT TO THE MIX OF ACTIVITIES, WE WILL BE VISITING THE HISTORIC AGUA CALIENTE RACETRACK! ORIGINALLY OPENED TO HOST HORSE RACES IN DECEMBER 1929 IT GAINED WORLDWIDE POPULARITY THANKS TO THE PRESENCE OF HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES DURING THE FINAL YEARS OF THE PROHIBITION ERA IN THE UNITED STATES. IN 1971 A FIRE CAUSED THE ORIGINAL GRANDSTAND TO BURN DOWN. RECENT MAJOR RENOVATIONS HAVE ALLOWED THE RACETRACK TO FLOURISH ONCE AGAIN AND REINVENT ITSELF AS A HOST FOR GREYHOUND RACES.

THE BREWEY WE ARE FEATURING FOR OUR BEER TASTING IS SILENUS CERVEZA ARTESANAL WHICH IS LEAD BY IVAN MALDONADO, WHO IS KNOWN FOR HIS BREWING SKILLS IN THE SAN DIEGO CRAFT BEER COMMUNITY. MALDONADO HAS BREWED FOR CORONADO BREWING COMPANY, SAINT ARCHER BREWING COMPANY, MISSION BREWERY AND CURRENTLY BREWING AT BELCHING BEAVER BREWERY. YOUR SURE TO ENJOY SILENUS' "INMORTAL BLACK RYE IPA" WHICH WAS RECENTLY VOTED BEST BAJA CRAFT BEER 2013 BY SANDIEGORED.COM READERS. YOU CAN ALSO FIND A WRITE UP ABOUT SILENUS IN THE #83 DECEMBER ISSUE OF BEER ADVOCATE.  

THE BEER TASTING WILL BE HELD AT 1994, ARGUABLY ONE OF THE BEST CRAFT BEER BARS THAT TIJUANA HAS TO OFFER. THE OWNER JORGE BUCIO IS KIND ENOUGH TO HOST A PRIVATE EVENT FOR OUR GROUP OF BEER LOVERS. WITH A "FEEL LIKE RIGHT AT HOME" ATMOSPHERE AND THE SILENUS BREW CREW ON DECK EVERYBODY WILL BE HAPPY WE MADE 1994 ONE OF OUR DESTINATIONS. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE  ARTICLE WRITTEN ABOUT 1994 IN THE OCTOBER 6TH ISSUE OF THE SAN DIEGO READER.

ONE OF OUR FAVORITE CRAFT BEER BARS TO VISIT IS THE BEER BOX BECAUSE YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND A GOOD TAP SELECTION AND BOTTLES AS WELL. ALTHOUGH WE HAVE TAKEN SOME PRIVATE TOURS HERE WE HAVE NOT INCLUDED THE BEER BOX AS PART OF A PUBLIC TOUR UNTIL NOW! AND EVEN THOUGH ITS A SMALL SPACE IT HAS A LOT OF CHARACTER DUE TO ITS FRIENDLY STAFF AND RIGHTFUL OWNER EDGAR MARTINEZ. 

AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT THE BEER BOX IS LOCATED RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET FROM FOOD GARDEN, ONE OF OUR FOOD DESTINATIONS ON THIS TOUR AND A MUST TRY  IT WOULD BE HARD TO DRIVE PAST FOOD GARDEN WITHOUT TRYING SOME TACOS KOKOPELLI OR SOME CHILAQUILES AT THIS OPEN AIR FOOD COURT. WITH FIVE DIFFERENT  FOOD STANDS TO CHOOSE FROM AND ALL OFFERING DIFFERENT DISHES YOU WILL HAVE A HARD TIME NOT WANTING TO TRY A SMALL BITE AT EACH ONE.

OUR SECOND FOOD SPOT IS TACOS HIPODROMO WHICH IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED BEHIND THE AGUA CALIENTE RACE TRACK. THIS TAQUERIA HAS ALWYAS HAD A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART AND BELLY. THEIR CARNE ASADA MULITAS ARE TO DIE FOR!

COST:65$ INCLUDES ROUND TRIP TRANSPORTATION ON A CHAUFFEURED CHARTER BUS, SILENUS CERVEZA ARTESANAL BEER TASTING, ONE MULITA AT TACOS HIPODROMO, BEERS ON THE BUS.

PICK UP: NOON AT HAMILTON'S TAVERN

DROP OFF: 9PM AT HAMILTON'S TAVERN

 

Earlier Event: January 26
LET'S GO CLANDESTINO 2014 TIJUANA TOUR
Later Event: March 22
ENSENADA BEER FESTIVAL