An ode to Mexican beers

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Chicago Tribune collaborator, beer expert and author Josh Noel has tasted all the imported Mexican beers he could find in the Chicago-area stores and restaurants to rank the best. And here they are, from lowest to highest ranking. Each beer is listed with its name, followed by the beer’s style and tasting observations and remarks.  Chef Diana More...

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