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Beer Necessities Austin Chapter Celebrates 8th Anniversary

By Melanie Ross / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Beer Necessities Austin Chapter Celebrates 8th Anniversary

“Beer is what brings us together, but the relationships are what make us stay.” | Sarah Eshelman, Beer Necessities Austin Founder Beer Necessities is a very casual group of Austin women and those that identify as such who get together to drink and chat craft beer, making wonderful connections along the way. Established in September 2014, the group meets monthly at breweries, pubs, and beer bars around Austin. Beer Necessities (BNATX) offers everything from laid-back […]

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Women in Beer | Sara Hamza

By Pam Catoe / September 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Women in Beer | Sara Hamza

Article originally published May, 2021 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 Sara Hamza, Co-owner of Vacancy Brewing. Describe your average week. What are you responsible for? As new business owners, my […]

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New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way

By Pam Catoe / August 22, 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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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 / 2 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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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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Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative

By Emilee Guernsey / February 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative

Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative  The Brave Noise collaboration now has eight Texas breweries that have joined the initiative. All locations have begun or are in the process of creating and selling their collaboration beer. Each Texas brewery has made its stance in supporting survivors of sexism, discrimination, and harassment.  Austin Beerworks, Central Machine Works, Jester King Brewery, Meanwhile Brewing, Vista Brewing, St. Elmo Brewing Company, The Brewtorium, and Whitestone Brewery have […]

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Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition

By Pam Catoe / December 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition

Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition We all had high hopes for 2021, and life did return to a slightly normal state where we could sit inside again at our favorite breweries. However, the effects of the pandemic changed the beer scene in many ways. Openings and Expansions Despite the pandemic, there were several brewery openings and expansions in 2020. That trend continued in 2021 with new breweries and expansions popping up […]

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