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Discover Pacifico

In 1900, three German brewers established Cervecería del Pacifico in the small Mexican port town of Mazatlán. Word of the exceptionally drinkable pilsner-style lager traveled fast. Soon, thirst for Pacifico spread from Sinaloa and up the rugged Baja coastline. Fast forward to the early 1970s. A group of California surfers ventured south in their van to explore the breaks along the coast. Eventually they found themselves in Baja, where they also discovered hidden surf spots, friendly cantinas, and a beloved local beer called Pacifico. 

Excited by their find, the story goes, the wandering surfers loaded up a few cases of the rich golden lager into their van and returned north, becoming the first importers of Pacifico. Back in Southern California, the Baja-born cerveza gained a passionate following among surfers who journeyed south for the breaks, and returned with a beer well worth the trip.

Today, the journey from tiny cantinas in Baja, to SoCal in the back of surf vans, to places off the beaten path has made Pacifico a symbol of discovery and the perfect way to celebrate it.

Now, it’s your turn.

Go explore, because where the map ends is where adventure begins.

Upcoming Events

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Yaga’s Chili Quest & Beer Fest
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest @ Historic Strand District

Attention Chili Masters & Beer Lovers! YOU are invited to attend the 10th Annual Chili Quest Cook Off & Beer Festival!

For the past nine years, Yaga’s has brought a diverse crowd of Chili & Beer lovers from all over the nation to Galveston, TX. This year’s 10th annual festival will consist of the ever so popular Chili & Beer tasting with a ton of added perks. Get ready for live music, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a washer pitching tournament, a jackpot margarita contest, vendors and a historical strand merchant walk-about. As if that doesn’t fulfill all of your festival needs, returning this year is the Craft Beer Festival.

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