#CraftBeerCharity Archives – PorchDrinking.com
West Sixth Brewing Surpasses $1 Million in Giving Ahead of 10 Year AnniversaryMarch 25, 2022 | Jereme Zimmerman
Lexington, Kentucky’s West Sixth Brewing turns 10 this month. Not only have they managed to thrive within a market that has seen significant increases in competition over the past ten years, but they have done so while donating six percent of all proceeds to local nonprofits and charities. In an event held on March 23, they announced that they had vastly surpassed their funding goal.
Wynkoop Brewing Moringa Pale Lager Honors Haiti with Special IngredientFebruary 6, 2018 | Tristan Chan 1
One of the greatest byproducts of the booming craft beer industry is the ability for breweries to utilize their resources as a conduit for positive change in the community. Wynkoop Brewing, Denver’s oldest active running brewery, is one many that have embraced the practice of charitable giving, recently launching a Charity Tap of the Month program. Read More
Creature Comforts’ Get Comfortable Campaign Aims to Make an Impact on AthensJanuary 4, 2018 | Taylor Laabs
Craft beer is leaving its adolescence stage and venturing into adulthood. The maturing of craft brewers bodes well for the average consumer, but it also opens the market up to judgement by a higher societal standard. Craft beer can no longer skirt by as an emerging economic trend; it is now a prosperous and influential part of the U.S. economy, and it deserves to be treated as such. Outside of bottle releases and new taprooms, craft beer can make a verifiable impact on their local communities through outreach programs and charitable donations. Athens-based Creature Comforts is doing just that through their Get Comfortable campaign.