Arts and Culture

Artist Delton Demarest paints three kegs for Pacifico's new U.S. draft-beer push

When three kegs of Pacifico beer showed up at Delton Demarest's doorstep, he was excited. But unlike most people, he had hoped they'd be empty.

Instead, says the Denver artist, "they were unexpectedly full."

Still, Demarest was able to paint the outsides of the kegs in just a few days -- a project he'd taken on at the request of Pacifico, which began distributing its beer on draft in the United States just a few months ago; before that, Pacifico had only been in bottles.

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Jonathan Shikes is a Denver native who writes about business and beer for Westword.
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