The New Pig in Town

Carlsbad Village Pig Liquor

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Carlsbad Village has seen an increased amount of murals in the past couple years. Some consist of the traditional San Diego themed waves, dolphins and sunsets, but occasionally a new collection of color turns heads with imagery that has to be seen to believe.

Carlsbad Pig Liquor mural

At first glance the sight of a surfing pig painted by Aaron Kimball might confuse village onlookers, but Carlsbad locals will instantly find the relevance in the imagery. ‘Royal Palms Spirits’ will always be known as ‘Pig Liquor’ and memories of greeting the stone pig statue that sat at the doors of the liquor store remain vivid.

The statue is now gone, but the new pig in town can’t be missed.

What do you think of the new Pig Liquor mural?

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