#womeninbeer Archives – PorchDrinking.com
Bow & Arrow Brewing Co. out of Albuquerque, New Mexico opened in 2016 and is the first Native Women-owned brewing company in the country. Being a part of the .1% of breweries in the U.S. owned by Native Americans, they wanted to use their platform to make a difference in their community.
Louisville Beer Week, held Oct. 22 through Oct. 29, celebrated all things Louisville beer. One event stood out from the rest, the Women in Beer panel. On Wednesday, Oct. 27, five women took the stage at Logan Street Market to discuss the challenges and triumphs of working in the beer industry.
Kindsey Bernhard was fortunate to be able to be one of those five women and the moderator of the Women in Beer panel. So, in Episode 57 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey is joined by Lori Beck, Kaitlyn Colberg, Leah Dienes and Amelia Pillow.
In Episode 54 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Tara Nurin, veteran freelance writer and author of A Woman’s Place Is in the Brewhouse: A Forgotten History of Alewives, Brewsters, Witches, and CEOs.
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.
In Episode 53 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Sara Killeen, owner and editor-in-chief of the Montana Craft Beer Connection.
In Episode 52 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Ash Eliot, founder of the Women of the Bevolution.
In Episode 51 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Jesse Bussard, the Executive Director of the North American Craft Maltsters Guild.
Pittsburgh breweries and the Pittsburgh Diversity Council are taking action to support women in beer.
In Episode 50 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Rachael Hudson, Brewer and Owner of Pilot Brewing in Charlotte, N.C.
In Episode 49 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Jenny Pfäfflin, Brewer and Creative & Marketing Manager for Dovetail Brewery in Chicago.
When Amelia Pillow decided to open her own brewery, she wanted to pick a location that could be a catalyst for change for the neighborhood she calls home. Pillow opened Shippingport Brewing in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, KY, becoming the first taproom and brewpub to open in Louisville’s West End.
In Episode 48 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Zoe Licata, the editorial assistant at Brewbound.
Licata joined the team at Brewbound in May after several years of working in print and digital media.
In Episode 47 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Betsy Lay, co-founder of Lady Justice Brewing in Aurora, Co.
The idea of Lady Justice was dreamed up while Lay and her two other co-founders Kate Power and Jen Cuesta served in AmeriCorps in 2010 when they asked each other the question, “Why can’t we brew beer and give back to our community?”
In Episode 46 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Laura Bruns, owner of Factotum Brewhouse in Denver Colorado.
Bruns and her brother, Chris, founded Factotum Brewhouse in 2015 with a notion of a homebrewer-driven brewery.
Craft Women Connect, Blk Brew Babes, Pontoon Brewing & The Atlanta Podcast | Pomona Paradise Smoothie-Style Fruited SourJune 10, 2021 | Ruvani de Silva
Not one, not two, but three of Atlanta’s Black beer-community groups have joined forces with Pontoon Brewing to create the Pomona Paradise Smoothie-Style Sour. The beer came out of Pontoon’s ongoing Brewing Conversations project with The Atlanta Podcast–a community-focused initiative to raise awareness about inclusivity and racial issues in and around the Atlanta beer scene.
In episode 80 of the PorchCast, Tristan, Korey and Bryant welcomed Betsy Lay and Alison Wisneski of Lady Justice Brewing to reflect the outpouring of stories of misogyny, sexism, harassment and assault that have emerged from Brienne Allan’s Instagram stories.
In Episode 44 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Alicia Valenski and Mel Fox, co-founders of Work For Your Beer.
Work For Your Beer is a community is a group of like-minded individuals who strive to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle without sacrificing the things we love.
In Episode 43 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Kate Russell, owner and brewer at Hopkinsville Brewing Co., and Jennifer Glanville, brewer and director of partnerships at Boston Beer.
Russell was named the winner of Samuel Adams’ 8th Brewing the American Dream Experienceship program.
When Kate Russell of Hopkinsville Brewing Co. got the call she was named the winner of Samuel Adams Brewing The American Dream Brewer Experienceship program, she thought she was being pranked. It was no prank, and Ashton Kutcher was not hiding behind Hopkinsville’s brewing tanks ready to tell Russell she was on an episode of “Punk’d”. Russell was, in fact, the winner of Samuel Adams’ 8th Brewer Experienceship program.