Novo Brazil Brewing in Chula Vista Overflows With Olympic Spirit

Novo Brazil Brewing Co., located at 901 Lane Ave. in Chula Vista, joined the San Diego craft beer market in 2015. Today, the colorful Brazilian brewery sells 15 beers on tap, including a Pale Ale named "Rio." With the 216 Rio Games, the brewery has seen great growth this month.

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The 15 taps of Brazil-inspired brews fill flights, pints and growlers.
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Novo Brazil Brewing Co. brews a Rio Pale Ale, among its 15 Brazilian-inspired beers. The medium-bodied beer with a light finish features floral and citrus notes.
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Brazilian musicians put on a show at Novo Brazil Brewing Co. on Aug. 18, 2016.
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Colorful art lines the walls of the brewery.
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The crew at Novo Brazil Brewing Co., accompanied by Brazilian musicians and dancers.
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The facility is housed in large space on Lane Avenue in San Diego's South Bay.
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Novo Brazil Brewing Co. is located at 901 Lane Ave. in Chula Vista. It's open daily from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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The 15 taps of Brazil-inspired brews fill flights, pints and growlers.
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The taps and colorful chalkboard at Novo Brazil.
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Novo Brazil's Chula Pils recently won top honors as a lager at the 2016 World Beer Awards.
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A Brazilian dancer at Novo Brazil.
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The brewery makes a Pale Ale named Rio, loved by employees.
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The Novo Brazil facility in the South Bay.
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Novo Brazil's Chula Pils recently won top honors as a lager at the 2016 World Beer Awards.
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The award-winning Chula Pils, named after Chula Vista.
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The Novo Brazil facility in the South Bay.
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Brazil is everywhere at this brewery and tasting room in Chula Vista.
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Some 22-ounce offerings at Novo Brazil Brewing Co.
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Beautiful brewing barrels.
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Beautiful brewing barrels.
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Growler, anyone?
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Sales and brewing pro Mauricio Lima (left) and Novo Brazil Brewing Co. co-founder Eduardo Pentagna.
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Brazilian rainforest-inspired art livens up the tasting room.
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Gustavo Alvarado works the taps at Novo Brazil Brewing.
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Tasty samples at Novo Brazil.
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The brewery recently began canning, selling its brews in four-packs.
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The pricing list at Novo Brazil.
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