These are the Houston women making craft beer: See the calendar raising money to diversify Houston business
HOUSTON – Last July, Eugenia Brown came up with the idea to help 50 women of color earn their Certified Beer Server status in an effort to promote diversity in the craft beer industry. Now, the initiative started by Brown, who is the founder of Charlotte-based brand Beer Chick, is on the road to 100. “My hope is that by helping minority women achieve Cicerone Level 1 Certified Beer Server, I can help better prepare them for jobs in the beer industry, while also increasing their overall beer knowledge,” Brown said on her website. Now, continuing with her effort to diversify the industry, Brown has brought the project to Houston. Women of Color in Craft Beer, Houston (www.blackbeerchick.com)According to Brown, her reason for designing the calendar was to highlight women of color in craft beer who are bankers, teachers, college students, pharmacy technicians, veterinarians, etc., that are underrepresented in the industry.
Oktoberfest at home: This pretzel and beer keg could be the ticket
Oktoberfest is here, but now you can bring the German celebration to your home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Snack maker Snyder’s and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. created a pretzel and beer keg, inspired by the love of the classic pretzel and beer combination during Oktoberfest celebration. canister of Snyder’s of Hanover pretzels and a five-liter keg of Captain Lawrence’s Marzen Style Oktoberfest Brew. You can order it online for at-home Oktoberfest celebrations. The keg will be available starting on October 7 at 1 p.m. CT online at SnydersPretzelKeg.com for $49.99.