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Chill Beer’s Iconic Flip Flop Festival is Back!

Chill, the Caribbean’s favorite beach beer, is kicking off the summer season on the island of Aruba with the ninth edition of the iconic Flip Flop Festival.  After a hiatus since the last edition in 2018, the beloved music festival, which is synonymous with Aruba’s celebrated summertime beach lifestyle, is back bigger and better than ever.

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It’s Straight A’s on Balashi Brewery’s Report Card!

Recently, Balashi Brewery’s profile of beers—Balashi, Chill, and Magic Mango—were submitted for testing by the world-renowned Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality (BLQ), a core institute of the Technical University of Munich in Germany.  Weihenstephan acts as an interface between science and practice with the aim of supporting the brewing and beverage industry and their suppliers from a technical, technological, and economic perspective, utilizing current scientific findings and practical experience.

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Sea Turtle Season in Aruba

There’s no better place to enjoy an ice-cold Chill, Aruba’s beach beer, than on one of the island’s beautiful beaches.  We’re lucky to have some of the best beaches in the world enjoyed by both locals and visitors. But did you know that one of Aruba’s first visitors were Leatherback Sea Turtles?  They have been nesting on Aruba’s beaches for millions of years.

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Aruba’s Best Snorkel Spots

Welcome to the Chill zone! There’s plenty of places in Aruba to soak up some chill vibes and enjoy island life. Aruba’s stunning beaches are the first thing that come to mind, but just below the surface of our striking azure waters is an entirely different Chill zone to explore. Aruba has a network of easily accessible, close-to-shore reefs along our coastline.

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Zeerovers: The Island Spot for Fresh Fish, Local Beer, and Authentic Aruba Vibes

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Do it for Our Environment, Do it for Our Community Top 5 Reasons to Return Your Balashi, Chill & Magic Mango Bottles

Balashi Brewery is proud of its sustainable efforts, including making its spent grain, a byproduct of the brewing process, available to local farmers as nutritious and affordable feed for animals. Additionally, all the facility’s unused water is treated at the on-premises water treatment plant and sent to sister company APEX for manufacturing of their products. But perhaps the most impressive sustainability effort is the signature bottle

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