Craft Beer Brewsters

Along with the rise of craft beer has come the revival of women brewmasters who challenge the stereotype of beer as a man's drink. Caroline and Cristen chart the ancient history and return of women to craft beer brewing.

Episode sources:

"A History of Beer and Brewing" by Ian Spencer Hornsey. 2003. Royal Society of Chemistry.

"Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World, 1300 - 1600" by Judith M. Bennett. 1996. Oxford University Press.

"Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making" by Kirk Siegler. NPR. Oct. 12, 2013.

"Shattering Beer's Glass Ceiling: The Rise of Women Brewers" by Clay Risen. March 08, 2011. The Atlantic.

"The Hops Ceiling" by Mark Garrison. Oct. 27, 2011. Slate.

"Women and Beer: A 4,500-Year History Is Coming Full Circle" by Krystal Baugher. The Atlantic.

"Is Normal Beer Too Manly For You? Carlsberg Develops 'Gender Neural' Brand" by Tara Kelly. May 19, 2011. TIME.

"Study: Consumers tiring of gender-based beer ads" by Chris Crowell. June 21, 2013. Craft Brewing Business.

"5 Issues Craft Beer Drinkers Should Be Talking About" by Heather Vandengel. Feb. 25, 2014. Serious Eats.

"Women in the Beer World: Part One" by Katie Thomas. Sept. 09, 2013.

"Feature Brewer: Ellen Bounsall" by Mirella Amato. March 2013. Taps Magazine.

"Women and Beer: The Ladies at Ladyface and Women's Beer Forum Celebrate 2 Years of L.A. Beer Education" by Sarah Bennett. April 15, 2013. LA Weekly.

Women and Beer-Brewing Organizations:

Pink Boots Society:

Barley's Angels:

Women Enjoying Beer:

Brewers' Association: