Citizen Staff Writer
Tucson will be one of the first U.S. markets to serve what many consider Mexico’s finest lager on tap.
Crown Imports LLC has announced the arrival of Negra Modelo and Modelo Especial on draft in Tucson, one of only three cities to offer the beers.
Th drafts will make their Tucson debut at a Pour Party featuring an evening of drink specials and giveaways Friday from 6-8 p.m. at El Charro Ventana, 6910 E. Sunrise Drive.
Negra Modelo and Modelo Especial on draft will specially priced at $2.09 per pint at the event.
Complementary food pairings for each beer will be served.
Crown Imports’ Matt Henry will also be on hand to talk about the distinctive attributes of Modelo, described as a Vienna-style lager, and Especial, a golden, pilsner-style beer.
Giveaways at the Pour Party will include special branded glassware, hats and other items.
The Modelo draft also will be available at the original El Charro downtown, 311 N. Court Ave., and at El Mercado, 6310 E. Broadway.
Daglio’s Cheesesteaks & Hoagies, 250 N. Pantano Road, is offering 2-for-1 cheesesteaks and hoagies from 2-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Buy one cheesesteak or hoagie, two drinks and an order of fries and get the second cheesesteak or hoagie at no charge.
Daglio’s also has added salads to the menu, including the Buffalo Chicken Salad made with grilled Red Bird chicken for $6.35.