The setting is the 2015 South Beer Cup, 2015, Mar de Plata, Buenos Aires Argentina. There are 85 breweries in attendance, all from Latin America’s emerging craft beer scene, which has truly exploded in the last 5 years. Many participants are new, but that’s not limited their desire to make the best beer in the world. Over 800 beers are being presented, in almost 50 beer categories, and the brewers are ready. There are 250 breweries from most nations in the region (with the majority from Argentina and Brazil). Peru, the 4th largest country in Latin America, has delivered 6 breweries this year-- 2% of the total breweries attending.