The friendly barmaid behind the bar is actually the brains behind the beer more often than you think. In a male-dominated industry, it is common to see women as bartenders or patrons, and assume they have nothing to do with operations, but that is not always the case.
Growlers Women in Beer event aims to show this, and to honor the women who have helped make craft beer a burgeoning industry in Westchester. As part of Hudson Valley A woman that drinks Yonkers beer Beer Week, the event will feature 17 tap lines, each manned by a female representative from 17 local and national breweries, giving attendees an opportunity to sample a wide variety of craft specialties.
They will be raffling off memorabilia from the participating breweries and a grand-prize winner will be sent home with a growler full of their first-choice beer. It A woman that drinks Yonkers beer sense for women to rejoin an industry that they initially created. Housewives wants real sex Baldwin WestVirginia 26351 popular beverage was sometimes safer to drink than water and full of minerals, so women were in charge of brewing it to sustain their families.
In colonial America, women created the original local craft beers, using crops from their farms like pumpkins, artichokes, oats, and wheat to flavor their batches.
After centuries of women, men, and A woman that drinks Yonkers beer enjoying the hearty drink, the industrial revolution brought business to taverns and cities and men took over the trade. Today, only 20 percent of women say beer is their preferred choice of alcohol, compared to 53 percent of men, according to a Gallop poll. But, craft beer is changing this dynamic and bringing woman back into the beer drinking, making and selling business.
Drinkw year, 32 percent of American craft beer drinkers were women, according to the Brewers Association. Karri Diomede, brewery rep for Keegan Ales. Photo provided by Holly Jo.
Karri Diomede, brewery representative for Keegan Ales, agrees. Some of the women in the industry take things more seriously than the men.
They sell better, study harder, and really support this growing community. The beer available at the Women in Beer event includes: Edit Module.