Women in Craft Beer – Hannah Ison (Zeroday Brewing)

November 3, 2017 2

Everyone starts somewhere, and for Hannah Ison, she’s starting here in Harrisburg. If you’ve visited Zeroday Brewing before, you’ve probably seen her there, or maybe heard her there – her exuberant laugh is unmistakable, and her energy is contagious throughout the establishment. I met Hannah a few years back at a party, and immediately saw a bit of myself in Read More

What Makes it a Female Brewed Beer Compared to Male Brewed?

August 21, 2017 0

Q: What makes it a female brewed beer compared to make brewed? A: Well, the difference is quite simple: a female brewed beer would be a beer brewed by an individual who identifies as a woman. A male brewed beer would be beer brewed by an individual who identifies as a man. That’s it. There’s no difference in end product based Read More

Julie Kovaleski’s Dream Six Pack – How to #DrinkLikeAGirl

July 7, 2017 0

One of the best parts of the craft beer scene is getting to meet bad ass women who work in the beer industry. These women inspire us, challenge us, and lead us and we’re happy to be telling their stories. At Stouts & Stilettos, being a woman is never seen a detriment, and using the phrase ‘like a girl’ in Read More

The State of Women in Craft Beer

May 1, 2017 0

I don’t want to hear another word about women not liking beer. I just got back from the Craft Brewers Conference. Women were everywhere. EVERYWHERE! I expected to walk into this conference and feel a bit like the odd one out. While the majority of the crowd was male and there certainly was never a line for the ladies room, Read More

Girls Pint Out – Uniting Women, Advocating for Craft Beer

June 16, 2016 2

As we know here at Stouts & Stilettos, having a few beers with your girlfriends is always a good way to spend the day. Across the country, groups like Barley’s Angels and Girl’s Pint Out are popping up in almost every state. With the mission of building a community of women who love craft beer, Girl’s Pint out requires no membership process Read More

Pink Boots Society Announces New President

April 27, 2016 0

Warrenton, OR – Laura Ulrich, Small Batch Brewer at Stone Brewing, has been elected president of Pink Boots Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women in the brewing industry. She replaces founder Teri Fahrendorf who is stepping down in order to focus on her family and her career at Great Western Malting. Fahrendorf will continue to be Read More

A Reflection on 5 Years of Stouts & Stilettos

January 14, 2016 1

This month, I have the honor of hitting the 5 year anniversary of Stouts & Stilettos. So much has changed since the first post. Remember when the website was a basic WordPress template that looked like a cheap leather-bound book? Remember when all I had were my very basic beer reviews when I actually remembered to do them? I remember Read More

Meet April

September 29, 2015 0

Greetings from Ohio! My love for beer started at an early age. My mother tells the tale of me sitting on the porch swing with my grandfather and he would let me sip the warm foam out of the bottom of the mug of his Black Label beer and I wouldn’t even flinch. My mother would yell first, then say Read More

Barley’s Angels Colorado Celebrates Women and Beer

September 5, 2015 0

When Deborah Cameron, chapter director of Barley’s Angels Colorado, started exploring beer in college, she was always drawn to brews that were different from your standard American lager. Few options existed at the time, but Sam Adams gave Cameron a glimpse into what beer could be, and those brews piqued her interest. Eventually, Cameron moved to Colorado where the craft Read More

Women in Craft Beer: Kim Jordan

July 25, 2015 0

This past weekend at #BBC15 the amazing Kim Jordan gave the keynote speech. Oh, and I met her! Listening to her describe what it was like starting New Belgium and what their future holds was definitely one of the biggest highlights of the weekend and conference. New Belgium started small like many breweries, in this case they were making and Read More

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