Women in Beer

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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The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 2

By Pam Catoe / June 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editors Note: This is a picture of Pam enjoying local beers at Craft Pride while working. Cheers! Irina The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 2 The Austin beer scene was in its infancy back in the 90s with only a few craft beer options around town – all of which were only available on tap. The only Texas craft beer option sold in stores at the time was Shiner Bock. Also at that time the consumer […]

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The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 1

By Pam Catoe / May 27, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin: Part 1 Discovered among the earliest human writings was a clay tablet containing a poem written by a Sumerian poet called the Hymn to Ninkasi. The poem praises the Sumerian goddess of brewing – Ninkasi – and is actually the earliest recorded recipe for beer. This is significant because it demonstrates the role that women have had throughout history in brewing and selling beer. It wasn’t until the Industrial […]

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