Enrique Silva, a seasoned truck driver with over 22 years of experience, has embarked on an exciting new venture that combines his passion for exploration, business acumen, and artistic flair. As the proud Co-owner and founder of Coatza Brewing Co, Enrique is set to revolutionize the craft beer industry with his unique vision and unwavering dedication.
Born with an insatiable thirst for adventure, Enrique embarked on a remarkable journey across the United States, visiting bars in all 49 states as part of his extensive research to fulfill his dream of owning a bar one day. This extraordinary quest allowed him to immerse himself in diverse cultures, flavors, and experiences, shaping his understanding of the bar industry from coast to coast.
While his trucking career, which included working for Reliable Carriers, a prestigious car haul company, provided him with invaluable logistical expertise, Enrique’s multifaceted skills extend far beyond the road. As a general contractor, he has honed his craftsmanship, taking pride in personally handling all aspects of tenant improvements (TI) and artwork for Coatza Brewing Co. The result is a brewery that bears his unmistakable touch, where every detail exudes his passion and creativity.
Enrique’s unwavering commitment to excellence led him to assemble a team of exceptional talents, including the award-winning brewer known simply as “Zambo.” With a profound respect for history and a desire to craft extraordinary beers, Zambo has scoured ancient Mayan recipes, dating back over 2000 years, to create modern interpretations that captivate the palate and transport beer enthusiasts on a unique flavor journey.
Beyond his professional achievements, Enrique finds solace and strength in his personal life. As a devoted husband, he has shared a beautiful journey of love and companionship alongside his wife Crystal for the past 21 years. Together, they form an unstoppable force, working side by side to ensure that Coatza Brewing Co runs seamlessly and fulfills its promise of delivering exceptional experiences to its patrons.
Enrique Silva’s story is one of determination, exploration, and unwavering commitment to quality. With his diverse background, entrepreneurial spirit, and the expertise of Zambo, Coatza Brewing Co is poised to become a beacon of innovation and craftsmanship in the brewing industry. So raise your glass and join Enrique on this incredible adventure as he shares his passion for beer, artistry, and unforgettable moments at Coatza Brewing Co.