Brave Noise Global Collab Brew Launches To Advocate For A Safe & Discrimination-Free Beer Industry

Brave Noise is advocating for safe spaces and inclusive environments by requesting breweries be transparent with their policies and commit to long-term work. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – SALEM, MA – Brienne Allan, Brewer at Notch Brewing, announces “Brave Noise,” a global beer collaboration to advocate for safe spaces and inclusive environments by requesting breweriesContinue reading “Brave Noise Global Collab Brew Launches To Advocate For A Safe & Discrimination-Free Beer Industry”

“Waiting it Out” is Not an Option

Haven’t we waited long enough? When I saw a story shared by @EmboldenActAdvance about a male beer industry media professional being asked at the CA Beer Summit “How breweries embroiled in social media controversies should react…He suggested ‘waiting it out’ rather than addressing the issue publicly, regardless of any harm may have been caused toContinue reading ““Waiting it Out” is Not an Option”

Is Angela Working Tonight?

Creating safe spaces for women at bars, breweries, wineries, clubs, restaurants and music venues. When my friends ask me to try a new bar and I’m usually like I’d rather go to one of my standard watering holes this is why. Because I want to feel safe. And I never realized til now why IContinue reading “Is Angela Working Tonight?”

An Open Letter to BrewDog

Signed by over 70 former employees and about 45 who were afraid to share their names. Dear BrewDog, In the last few weeks, we have witnessed what will hopefully be the start of major change in the beer industry. This has been largely down to the brave acts of many people coming forward to tellContinue reading “An Open Letter to BrewDog”

I Am A Craft Beer Casualty

by Rachel Anderson, Co-founder and Co-Owner of Indeed Brewing Company Nobody wants to go back and revisit painful chapters from their past. Let alone do so publicly. But in light of recent allegations against Indeed Brewing Company, and the company’s public request to not brush stories of discrimination under the rug, I feel a responsibilityContinue reading “I Am A Craft Beer Casualty”

Where Are Our Male Allies?

For the past few days, me and several other women within my network have been strategizing on what to do next, pulling together resources, doing outreach, sharing everything we can on social media and trying to figure out who can help us ensure this #BrewToo movement receive’s mainstream attention so change actually happens. Personally, IContinue reading “Where Are Our Male Allies?”

“And I Say Let It Burn” by Tessie Warnecke, Head of Coffee for Modern Times Beer

May 18, 2021 Regarding the gender discrimination and sexual assault stories being shared by women who work in craft beer that’s shaking up the industry. In October of 2019 I sat in my apartment in San Diego refreshing multiple tabs: fire maps, wind maps, twitter feeds with hashtags of #Healdsburgfire, #kincadefire, #chalkhillroad, #highway128, #calfire, etc.Continue reading ““And I Say Let It Burn” by Tessie Warnecke, Head of Coffee for Modern Times Beer”

Sexism in the Beer Industry

Hey, Ash here. When I started Women of the Bevolution, I was still only a year or so into the beer world after leaving my record label and entertainment career of 10+ years. Working in the music industry though I am grateful to have had two amazing and strong female bosses during that time, itContinue reading “Sexism in the Beer Industry”