Puerto Rico’s Answer to Bud Light, Medalla is Hopping the Pond

A staple of Puerto Rican bars and homes is coming to the continental U.S. Today (4.18), Medalla, the best selling light beer on the island, released a statement announcing a deal with to begin distributing the iconic suds in Florida.

“This is something many Puerto Ricans in the diaspora have been yearning for,” said Grace Marie Valdés, president of Cervecera de Puerto Rico, Medalla’s parent comapny. “For them, Medalla is more than just a beer, it is a flavorful connection to their beloved island that brings back memories of beach outings with family and friends. It is an honor to bring to them the brewing tradition my family began eight decades ago.”