Women in Craft Beer: Mariah Calagione

September 17, 2014 1

It’s not every day that you get to rub shoulders with a craft beer icon, but, during my beercation to the beaches of Delaware, I had an opportunity to sit down and chat with none other than Mariah Calagione, Owner & Vice President of Dogfish Head Brewery. A fun and hard-working woman who does everything from overall company management to Read More

Confessions of a Recovering Beer Snob

June 27, 2014 4

I’ve made a conscious effort to change the way that I am and become a better person. Are you willing to do the same for the betterment of the craft beer community? An interesting concept emerged over coffee today. A friend, while planning an evening bottle share, discussed with me out loud the guest list as they lamented over whether or Read More

2013 Craft Beer Growth Reported

March 19, 2014 0

The Brewer’s Association has released their yearly post on the craft beer industry’s growth. Highlights of the recently published report include: In 2013, craft brewers reached 7.8 percent volume of the total U.S. beer market, up from 6.5 percent the previous year. Craft dollar share of the total U.S. beer market reached 14.3 percent in 2013, as retail dollar value Read More

Op-Ed: Women & Beer Stereotype Persists via Beer Street Journal

July 22, 2013 2

Some of you may have seen this video already as well as my post at Beer Street Journal, and others might not. In case you can’t tell from my scathing sarcasm, I am absolutely sick of the women & beer stereotypes that still continue to infiltrate the industry. Can we please just realize that beer is a unisex and genderless Read More