Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival in Dana Point, CA

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

Powered By Gringo Bandito

Brings 20,000 To Doheny State Beach In Dana Point, CA

April 6 & 7 For 6th Annual Event 

With The Offspring, Flogging Molly,

Bad Religion, Descendents, Black Flag & More


World Champion Eater Takeru Kobayashi

Successfully Defends His Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Eating Championship 

Following Flagship Southern California Event,

Sabroso Heads To Salt Lake City & Denver

April 27 & April 28

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito expanded its flagship Southern California event to two days (April 6 & 7) in 2019, and the 6th annual festival brought 20,000 fans to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA for a weekend of craft beer sampling, gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling, and music from The OffspringFlogging Molly, Bad Religion, DescendentsBlack FlagFace To Face and more.

Multiple world record holder Takeru Kobayashi proved himself as the reigning champion, successfully defending his Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Eating Championship title yet again on Sunday, despite stiff competition from Molly SchuylerKobayashi devoured 157 tacos in 10 minutes – just shy of his 2017 world record-setting total of 159 – to earn his 9th consecutive championship, edging out Schuyler, who set a personal best, downing 146 tacos. The record was made official, and documented by Corey Henderson, CEO of, the new authority for world records.

Sabroso attendees got in on the taco eating action as well, enjoying tacos from a variety of Southern California’s best vendors, including the Sabroso Best Of Show taco from Pink Taco (poached octopus taco with chorizo, potatoes, onion, and peppers) and runners up from Fiesta Gourmet (fried beer battered shrimp taco over a bed of pickled cabbage, topped with two salsas) and Sol Agave (slow-roasted pork belly taco with tomato mint slaw and fresh pineapple). Attendees also had a chance to sample (and top their tacos) with all flavors of  Gringo Bandito  Dexter Holland of The Offspring’s award-winning hot sauce – including the debut of the new Spicy Yellow sauce, the 4th in a lineup that also includes green, red and super hot.

Attendees 21+ complemented their tacos with complimentary samples of over 150 craft beers each day until 4pm, from world-renowned Russian River Brewing to local favorites including Artifex Brewing CompanyBurgeon Beer Co.Wild Barrel, and more, to exciting newcomers like The Shop Beer Co. and Papa Marce’s Cerveceria.

The full music lineup for Sabroso at Doheny State Beach included Flogging MollyBad ReligionLagwagonStrung OutThe Suicide MachinesAdolescents and D.I. on Saturday and The OffspringDescendentsBlack FlagFace To FacePlague Vendor, Red City Radio and Orange Blossom Special on Sunday. In addition, fans were entertained throughout the weekend by Lucha Libre style wrestling matches with renowned luchadors including Cesar Gonzalez (Silver King) — widely known for his role as Ramses, the villain wrestling champion in the film Nacho Libre (starring Jack Black) – who returned to Sabroso to reclaim his title as of “King Of The Ring.”

Watch a recap of Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito at Doheny State Beach here:


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Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival heads next to Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City, UT (April 27) and Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Denver, CO (April 28) for single day events featuring craft beer sampling, gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling, and music from The OffspringSum 41 (Salt Lake City), Bad Religion (Denver), The VandalsBlack FlagStrung Out andDwarves. Tickets for both shows are on sale now at

Sabroso is produced by premier music festival production company Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE) and California’s most successful and respected craft beer festival producer Brew Ha Ha Productions. A portion of the proceeds from Sabroso will be donated to the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA), the non-profit cooperating association of Doheny State Beach, dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories. Sabroso also partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters, who are known for providing strong and enduring, one-to-one, professionally supported mentoring relationships for youth facing adversity.

Sponsors for Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival include: Rockstar Energy Drink, Milagro Tequila, Gringo Bandito, and many more. Sponsor activations vary by market. For more on Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito, visit:


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Saturday at 2019 Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival in Dana Point, CA. Photos by Kaiya Vandemark:

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