• Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

Casa Bonita hype enables subsequent door neighbor, WestFax Brewing Organization, to achieve small business


May 27, 2023

Whilst fans wait for the considerably-anticipated grand opening of Casa Bonita, they can take pleasure in a scrumptious craft beer in its honor from a patio just a couple of feet away.  

In the shadow of the iconic pink clock tower, John Prendergast kept a watchful eye Friday, hoping for a opportunity to be amongst the initially inside.  

“I do not believe it really is going to take place, but you know, we’re hopeful about it,” he stated.  

Alternatively, the South Park fan spent hours on the patio of WestFax Brewing, a spot he’s never ever visited but will probably return to. 


“Curiosity is having a lot of people today and they are on the edge of their seats waiting,” stated Jaclyn Martuscello, sales and marketing and advertising manager for the brewery.  

More than the final couple of days, Martuscello has noticed quite a few new faces and expects even much more when her neighbor lastly opens 

This month, WestFax is promoting the new and restricted “Line Begins Right here” Mexican-style lager. It is a nod to Casa Bonita and lately, a statement of truth.

“It was like our tiny tribute to them, that the line begins right here, and you guys began all this,” Martuscello stated. “Everyone is thankful for what is taking place. There are people today in this corner, there is life in this corner. There is a buzz in this corner the final couple days and they are not even open but.”  


For WestFax, that admiration is not new. Final year Casa Bonita paid to level out their patio, which had an awkward hump with stone on it. It came as the brewery was nevertheless recovering from the challenges of the pandemic.  

“It was truly good,” she stated. “It was considerably appreciated, and they did not have to do it, but they did.” 

Quickly, Casa Bonita will also give WestFax’s flagship hazy IPA, Urban Lumberjack, on draft, an chance the brewery will not take for granted. 

Whilst they know the opening date, brewery employees will not be sharing. Alternatively, they are bracing for what is to come.  


“We’re appreciative of it,” Martuscello stated. “We hope we can get our name out there and just turn into 1 of these areas exactly where you want to go and sit and watch what is going on.”  

Line Begins Right here Mexican-style lager is on sale for a restricted time at the WestFax taproom. Martuscello stated there are discussions about adding it to the production schedule late on.   

Conor McCue