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This Mexican brewery tricked Donald Trump supporters into funding a fiesta

October 13, 2016
The message on the t-shirts that Cucapá sold changes in hot temperatures.

The wording on the t-shirts that Cucapá sold changes to an anti-Trump message in hot temperatures.

“Donald Trump is going to pay for our beers—he just doesn’t know it yet.”

That’s the message from Cerveza Cucapá, a Mexican craft brewery that has tricked Trump supporters into financing a massive fiesta to be held south of the border later this month.

In a Spanglish-language video published on the day of the first presidential debate, Cucapá revealed its staff had conned Trump supporters in Los Angeles into buying what appeared to be T-shirts proclaiming “I Support Donald.” What the buyers didn’t know was that in hot temperatures the wording on the T-shirts transforms into an anti-Trump message and his face resembles a clown’s.

Cucapá have produced a number of border related beers such as this Green Card barley wine.

Cucapá have produced a number of border-related beers such as this Green Card barley wine.

Cucapá founder Mario García tells me the idea for the campaign came about “after that infamous clip where he said, ‘Mexico will pay for the wall, they just don’t know it yet.’ So we decided, ‘Well, Donald Trump is gonna pay for our beers, even though he doesn’t know it yet.’”

While Cucapá could not force the weasel-haired tycoon to open his checkbook, they decided that the next best thing would be for Trump supporters to cover the costs. So they began hawking what looked like pro-Trump T-shirts in affluent areas like Venice Beach, Hollywood Boulevard, and Huntington Beach…

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