Cuba facing beer shortage due to restoration of relations with United States

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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HAVANA, Cuba -- The restoration of relations between the United States and Cuba is leading to a beer shortage on the island nation.

Cuba is running low on beer because of the sudden influx of American tourists with a thirst to visit the once forbidden nation.

The island's favorite brands, Cristal and Bucanero are running so low that a local brewer is considereing opening up a new plant to meet the demand.