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Entries Tagged as 'Women in Beer'

Girls are beer geeks too

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

A good friend of mine is attending grad school for journalism at Berkeley. Her latest report is about beer week, women, and Beer Revolution–a new place in Oakland that Joe and I have been hearing about lately. Thanks for giving us girls a shoutout, Mary! See the orginal video here. And now I have a new […]

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Adding to the list of dream jobs…

June 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Nice short article about Britain’s first and only female beer inspector. Annabel Smith, keeping standards high: “People are always telling me I’ve got the best job in the world — and I have,” she says. “But it doesn’t always feel like that when it’s 9 o’clock on a Monday morning and you have to be drinking […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Women in Beer

Nun Beer: an interpretive history

March 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’ve always wondered why Monks get to have all the fun in making beer–what about the nuns? They have the same resources, time-frame, and spacious stone religious settings that the men do, so why don’t they make any beer? It turns out, they do. Well, they used to. For my birthday some friends gave me […]

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Repealing Prohibition

December 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

Today is the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Lately I’ve been researching a book that takes place the year Prohibition went into effect, so I know plenty about the beginning, but not nearly as much about the end. Some of my favorite stories are of the tricks bootleggers and drinkers used. By 1933, […]

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Tags: General · Women in Beer

Pink Boots Society at GABF

October 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

One of the best experiences I had at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver was on Saturday morning when I attended the Pink Boots Society brunch at Wynkoop Brewery. The Pink Boots Society is the brainchild of Teri Fahrendorf, who I have been following since her days of Road Brewer blogging. It is a […]

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