Women in Beer

Women in Craft Beer | SheBrews

By Pam Catoe / February 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

This edition of our Women in Craft Beer series highlights a unique community of women whose focus is on the holistic craft beverage industry, and not just craft beer. SheBrews co-founders hail from the craft beverage industry where coffee and beer intersect: Randi Hensley, Operations Director and Raechel Hurd, Coffee Director, at Epoch Coffee, and Britt Allen, Barista, Fleet Coffee. On February 24th, SheBrews joins the Ladies Craft Beer Community for a unique panel and pairing […]

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Pop-Up DIY events | Crafts and Drafts

Crafts and Drafts | Pop-Up Events

By Pam Catoe / December 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

Crafts and Drafts | Pop-Up Events Express your creative side while imbibing your favorite craft beer with Crafts and Drafts. Whether you are a craft enthusiast, or a complete crafting novice, the new DIY pop-up Crafts and Drafts has something for every skill level. Ananda Neureither founded Crafts in Drafts in 2015 while living in Chicago as a response to attending one too many BYOB painting events, “as a crafter and avid DIYer, I couldn’t […]

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Adelbert’s It’s the Tits Fest Saturday Oct. 21st, 2017

By Pam Catoe / October 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

We have a Giveaway on Facebook: Win 2 It’s the Tits Glasses, It’s the Tits Koozie & a 6-Pack of Hibiscus Saison! Adelbert’s It’s the Tits Fest Saturday Oct. 21st, 2017 1pm Adelbert’s Brewery is hosting the third installment of their free event It’s the Tits Fest benefiting the Breast Cancer Resource Center. To kick things off, Core Power Yoga will host a yoga class starting at 11:30am with limited spots.  Per the usual, the event will […]

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Forager Fest at Zilker Brewing May 27 2017

Forager Fest at Zilker Brewing May 27 2017

By Pam Catoe / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Zilker Brewing Co. has partnered with local chefs and forager Rachael Young of Wild Eats Austin to bring you a uniquely Austin event featuring local chefs and special beers made with foraged ingredients. Forager Fest takes place at Zilker Brewing Company this Saturday from noon to 4pm and will showcase locally grown ingredients from Yard to Market Co-op, handmade small batch products from Benjamin Soap Co. and small farm-to-table bites from our own Kyle Burns of Hot Mess. […]

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Craft Beer Celebrations | Spring Edition 2017

By Pam Catoe / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Spring is known for being people’s favorite time of the year and among beer enthusiasts, it’s also known to be packed with various craft beer festivals and brewery anniversary parties. Here are some of the top events happening this spring. And remember to keep up with Craft Beer Austin for a weekly listing of everything happening around town. Anniversary Parties April 15th | Live Oak Brewing celebrates 20 years of delicious beers. April 22nd | Real […]

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Bell’s Brewery Expands Distribution to Texas

By Pam Catoe / March 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

By now you have noticed a new set of brews around town, including Bell’s Brewery famous Two Hearted Ale IPA. Bell’s Brewery hosted several Austin events to celebrate their Texas launch that spanned through SXSW week and continues this week with the release of one of their popular seasonal beers Oberon Ale, a wheat ale fermented with their signature yeast. Hailing from Michigan, Bell’s Brewery was established in 1985 when Larry Bell brewed his first […]

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Jester King Brewery Promotes Averie Swanson to Head Brewer

By Irina Plakas / December 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Recently the head brewer Garrett Crowell announced that he was leaving Jester King to open up his own brewery. We are excited to hear that Jester King promoted Averie Swanson to be the head brewer and we asked her few question. How does it feel to be promoted to head brewer? Will this be a big transition for you? I am super excited about the position! Honestly, I don’t think it will be a big […]

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Women of Craft Beer: Beer Necessities Austin

By Pam Catoe / September 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

Women of Craft Beer: Beer Necessities Austin The final, and probably the largest women’s beer organization to be covered in this series is Beer Necessities Austin, founded by Sarah Eshelman. This Saturday Beer Necessities celebrates two years of drinking and discussing great craft beer all around the Austin area. I sat down with Austin founder Sarah to find out more about this fast growing MeetUp group. What is the mission of Beer Necessities? Beer Necessities’ primary mission […]

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Women in Craft Beer: Pink Boots Society Central Texas

By Pam Catoe / August 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Women work in all aspects of the beer industry from brewery owners, to packaging, to sales and marketing. The Pink Boots Society was established for female beer professionals with the goal to support and educate it’s members. Lead by Tara Carr, President and Caroline Wallace, Co-President, the Central Texas chapter participates in national events like Big Boots Brew Day and will be the highlighted charity at this weekend’s Ladies Craft Beer Community. I sat down with Tara Carr to […]

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Women in Craft Beer: The Austin Women’s Beer League

By Pam Catoe / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

This series was designed to highlight all of the women’s beer organizations in Austin that have come together to create the Ladies Craft Beer Community event happening this weekend. The event brings together beer professionals and all women who love beer in an open space for women to experience, learn about, and enjoy craft beer. In this piece, I sat down with Kristin Jacobson to get an inside look at The Austin Women’s Beer League. What is […]

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Women in Craft Beer: Austin Girls Pint Out

By Pam Catoe / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s no surprise to anyone reading this article that Austin has one of the best craft beer communities in Texas. What may come as a surprise to you is how many women are active members of our beer community. Last year I highlighted a few of The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin focusing on the people that bring you great craft beer. This series will shine the spotlight on the various women’s beer organizations in […]

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The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 3

By Pam Catoe / August 26, 2015 / 3 Comments

The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 3 The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin series has covered examples of the amazing women that are shaping the Austin beer scene and cultivating the beer culture we know and love. The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 3 series will focus on you, the consumer, by highlighting two of the women that bring you news, information and camaraderie to celebrate the beverage we love the […]

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