Do You Pass the Test? Or: what can 1980s lesbians teach us about beer?
‘Beer people are lovely people!’ and ‘The beer industry is a wonderful, friendly place!’ are things I’ve been told on a number of occasions since jumping boots-first into the scene a couple of years ago. And, for me, there’s a lot of truth in these celebratory statements[…]
The continued existence of sexism in beer is something I hope is familiar to all self-aware drinkers nowadays, and has been the topic of many recent articles and blog posts. From sexist beer names and pump clips, to the way female drinkers and those working in the industry are often overlooked, ridiculed and mansplained to about beer, the torch is being shone on those daily microaggressions that continue to make the world of beer less welcoming to women than it is to men.
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About Emma Inch
Emma Inch is a freelance writer, audio maker & podcast consultant based in the seaside city of Brighton, UK. Her award-winning work is centred around beer, cider, pubs and the wider drinks industry.