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Beer label shows Trump in mariachi garb with swastika

US, Mexican brewers cross borders with their deliberately controversial beer, which is 'very bitter and very orange'

View of Amigous Craft Beer, whose bottle shows an image of US President Donald Trump wearing a mariachi costume and swastika belt buckle, in Mexico City, on June 15, 2017.  (AFP PHOTO/Bernardo Montoya)
View of Amigous Craft Beer, whose bottle shows an image of US President Donald Trump wearing a mariachi costume and swastika belt buckle, in Mexico City, on June 15, 2017. (AFP PHOTO/Bernardo Montoya)

Mexican and American brewers have launched a new beer that depicts US President Donald Trump wearing a Nazi swastika symbol.

The label of the new Amigous Cerveza craft beer shows the American president as a traditional Mexican mariachi musician with a swastika belt buckle.

“We knew that a Trump label was going to be controversial, but it’s been selling extremely fast,” said Luis Enrique de la Reguera, chief executive of brewery Casa Cervecera Cru Cru.

The brewers say the cross-border venture aims to refute Trump’s anti-Mexico rhetoric.

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