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#beerdiversity Archives – PorchDrinking.com

South Asian Heritage Month | Why It Matters To The Beer Industry

August 9, 2022 |

Being a South Asian in beer within the diaspora can be a lonely business. As per Brewer’s Association data from 2021, just 2% of US breweries are owned by Asians, with no available information on South Asians specifically. With so few South Asians involved in the beer industry, taking time to reflect on and celebrate South Asian Heritage Month* (July 18 -August 1**) offers an opportunity to amplify our presence, support one another, and reach out and share our culture through the medium of beer, our chosen career or interest.

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Women in Beer | Sloop Brewing’s Open Waters Intern Melissa Larrick

September 14, 2021 |

One of the most obvious shortcomings in craft beer is diversity. According to a 2019 survey conducted by the Brewers Association (BA) and reported on CraftBeer.com, 96% of single-owner breweries were owned by men. Additionally, 88% of brewery owners were white. In response to these alarming statistics, breweries across the country have initiated diversity internship programs.

Melissa Larrick is Sloop Brewing’s third participant in the Open Waters Internship Program.  The Hudson Valley, NY-based brewery launched its program in January of 2021.

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Necromancer Brewing & Trace Brewing | She Knows Beer

July 30, 2021 |

Pittsburgh breweries and the Pittsburgh Diversity Council are taking action to support women in beer. 

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Harold’s ’83 Collab Highlights Lack of Diversity in the Alcohol Industry

February 11, 2021 |

Harold’s ’83 is a Honey Ale, but the story behind the beer is much more than just a 5.2% ABV beverage that Haymarket Brewing Co. is releasing in cans for the first time.

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