The People of Craft Beer

Brewery Organizations Create Inclusive Coalition to Fight Discrimination

By Emilee Guernsey / July 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Brewery Organizations Create Inclusive Coalition to Fight Discrimination

Brewery Organizations Create Inclusive Coalition to Fight Discrimination Originally posted Sept 2021. As more survivors have bravely come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and discrimination in the brewery industry, a few organizations have come together to form the BRU (Brewing Respect and Unity) Coalition. This coalition will not only acknowledge that there needs to be change in the industry, but it will also help create solutions and actively make the necessary changes.  The […]

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New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way

By Pam Catoe / June 21, 2022 / Comments Off on New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way

New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way Held every year in honor of International Women’s Day, Pink Boots members from around the world team up to participate in the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day, brewing a beer of their choice using the unique YCH Hops Pink Boots blend, with a portion of the sales from each beer benefiting the Pink Boots Society scholarship funds. For the past two years, the Pink Boots […]

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Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder

By Pam Catoe / May 23, 2022 / 0 Comments

Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder Amy Cartwright, co-founder, and President of Independence Brewing Co. takes home the first-ever Austin Women’s Way award in the Beverage and Culinary Arts Austin Woman magazine hosts the Woman’s Way Business Awards annually, recognizing and promoting women business owners and community leaders across a variety of categories. In its 7th year, the event reflects the magazine’s vision to “uplift and cultivate our community of inspiring women” by celebrating […]

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Statewide Grant Program Breaks Down Barriers to Entry for Aspiring Craft Brewers

By Pam Catoe / May 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

Statewide Grant Program Breaks Down Barriers to Entry for Aspiring Craft Brewers Press Release: A grant program will open for applications from future Texas craft brewery owners on April 26th. Grantees will receive one year of free membership (a $300 value) in the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, the trade association for independent craft breweries in Texas. The grants are funded by Method Architecture, a Texas-based firm that’s also a long-time member of the Guild. “Breweries […]

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Women in Beer | Daytona Camps

By Pam Catoe / April 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

Central Texas has a distinct and growing beer culture and women are not only present in every aspect of it from brewers, and distributors to consumers; they are also well-respected leaders shaping the craft beer culture. Our Women in Beer series highlights the women in our community shaping the beer scene including members of the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society. This edition features Daytona Camps, Brewer, and Brand Ambassador at Celis Brewing. Describe your average week. […]

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Women of the Vine and Spirits Launch Program Against Harassment

By Emilee Guernsey / March 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

Women of the Vine and Spirits Launch Program Against Harassment Women of the Vine and Spirits and Distilled Spirits Council of the United States have partnered with RAINN to launch a training program that addresses the ever present harassment and discrimination that is ongoing in the alcohol beverage community.  RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. They created and operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline. This organization will be able to help WOTVS and […]

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Sandra Murphy Panther Island Brewing

Women in Beer | Sandra Murphy

By Pam Catoe / March 21, 2022 / 0 Comments

When I started writing for CraftBeerAustin.com back in 2015, my first series of articles was about Women in Beer. I am happy to announce that thanks to the ladies of the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society, I am bringing back the Women in Beer series. This edition features Sandra Murphy, Head Brewer for Panther Island Brewing out of Fort Worth, Texas. Describe your average week. What are you responsible for? As Head Brewer, I […]

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Julia Herz, Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association

By Melanie Ross / March 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

Julia Herz, Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association At CraftBeerAustin.com we are proud to support women in beer. As we continue celebrating Women’s History Month in March, the significance of the plethora of talented brave women contributing to the craft beer world’s success can’t easily be ignored. For a list of stellar Women in Beer we have featured, check out our many features on CraftBeerAustin.com. (Spoiler alert, another inspiring woman’s story awaits!)  One beer […]

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Beer with Gin | The History of St. Patrick’s Day

By Feature Blogger / March 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

Beer with Gin | The History of St. Patrick’s Day Welcome to our series “Beer with Gin” where we hear from local beer expert Virginia (Gin) Benavidez, co-founder of The Beer Museum to discuss the origin of St. Patrick’s Day. Feature post by Gin: If you’re like me, then you probably celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by drinking way too much, telling people you’re wearing green panties, and constantly singing all the lyrics you know to […]

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Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider 

By Pam Catoe / March 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider 

Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider The cidery is partnering with Pink Boots Society to launch a limited-edition flavor that gives back Press Release: Austin Eastciders is thrilled to announce their latest collaborative cider in partnership with Pink Boots Society: Hopped Grapefruit!  Pink Boots Society is a non-profit organization with a mission to assist, inspire, and encourage women in the alcoholic beverage profession to advance their careers through education. As […]

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Women in Beer | Pink Boots Society Austin

By Pam Catoe / March 8, 2022 / 0 Comments

To Donate to Pink Boots Society – Click here! Article updated March 2022 Women work in all aspects of the beer industry from brewery owners, to packaging, cellaring, sales, and taproom management. The Pink Boots Society was established for female beer professionals to assist, inspire, and encourage women to advance their careers through education. Recently, Pink Boots Society extended its membership to include all women in the fermented / alcohol beverage industry. Austin’s PBS chapter was […]

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Women in Beer | Vivian Boza

By Pam Catoe / February 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

Central Texas has a distinct and growing beer culture and women are not only present in every aspect of it from brewers, distributors to consumers; they are also well-respected leaders shaping the craft beer culture. Our Women in Beer series highlights the women in our community shaping the beer scene including members of the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society. This edition features Vivian Boza of Bantu Consulting. Describe your average week. What are you responsible for? I […]

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