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#090: Authentic Mexican Craft Beer in Barrio Logan – Border X Brewing

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Martin Favela- Border X Brewing – @BorderXBrewing – Barrio Logan, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Summary

  • Martin Favela is the operations manager at Border X Brewing a grassroots brewery located in the heart of Barrio Logan.
  • Inspired heavily by Mexican culture Border X creates one of a kind Mexican Craft beer made with traditional flavors.
  • Chicano Con, the annual Latino-focused comic con held at the brewery in the Barrio Logan for youth who can’t attend San Diego Comic Con.
  • Opening their second location in Bell, CA and how Border X is introducing craft beer to a burgeoning beer community.
  • How Martin and is family handle the decision making and settle issues through open communication.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Border X Brewing

Website – http://borderxbrewing.com

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/borderxbrewinglogan

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/borderxbrewing/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/BorderXBrewing

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Chicano-Con – https://www.facebook.com/events/2054843611460069/

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Shareable Quotes:

  • “We’re real Mexican beer because it’s beers made by Mexicans with Mexican traditions and flavors.” {7:59} – Martin Favela
  • “There’s a lot of good stuff now in Barrio Logan. It’s alway been there now it’s being celebrated and highlighted. {16:20} – Martin Favela
  • “We wanna make Border X Bell be the community place to gather, to be a part of the community.” {24:53} – Martin Favela
  • “Whether this business becomes a home run, a humongous success, a national brand or it fails and sinks because we were too ambitious. At the end of the day we’re still family.” {28:18} – Martin Favela
  • “Approach every single day like you care. That you care about people, that you care about your brand, that you care about your product.” {44:17} – Shawn Walchef

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