Beer Factoid: July 24

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On this day in 1911, Hiram Bingham III “discovered” the lost Peruvian city of Machu Picchu.

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Visiting this mystical city is on the bucket lists of many (mine included!) and even beer industries sought to use it as the backdrop for their beer advertisements.

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Cusquena beer shot a commercial and left with great haste after a production crane fell and cracked an ancient granite sun dial/clock.  Oops!

 

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