women in beer

S2 Episode 1: Jessi from Kweza

We’re back and kicking off Season 2 with Jessi from Kweza Brewery ahead of their new Kickstarter campaign (which we’ll post links to on our socials). Kweza is Rwanda’s first craft brewery, and it’s owned and run by women! They’ve recently got their liquor and trading licenses and are now on a mission to get…

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Episode 25: Aine from Connemara

‘A modern beer from an ancient land.’ Christina, Thandi, and Katie talk with Aine who leads Connemara Brewing, one of the very newest wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way in the West of Ireland. How did Aine O’Hora become a technical brewer of broad range and ability, and a maven of swabbing and quality control?…

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Episode 22: Branding and Sexism

Thandi, Christina, and Katie outline some problems with sexism in contemporary branding and advertising, along with a few basic ways to steer clear of the problem. Trigger warning here: about fifteen minutes in, we’re going to talk about how the objectification of women is linked to violence toward women. So, please be in the space…

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Episode 21: Grainne from Metalman

Hilary and Lisa talk to Grainne from Metalman. Grainne Walsh is one of two founders at Metalman together with her partner Tim. She is also the Head Brewer. She is not primarily in marketing, except for today on this show. We get right into the early days of home-brewing and making the transition from tech…

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Episode 19: Claire from Dungarvan

“Have you tried Dungarvan?” Christina, Lisa, and Joanne chat to Claire from Dungarvan, ahead of International Women’s [Brew] Day and Women’s History Month. Claire Dalton is one of the four founders of Dungarvan Brewing Company, together with her husband Tom, her brother the Head Brewer Cormac, and Cormac’s wife Jen. Back in the crash of…

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Episode 10: Women in Beer: Lynsey from Whiplash

This week we’re continuing our Women in Beer series with Lynsey, who is the Lead Cellar Brewer at Whiplash Beer here in Dublin. Lisa hosts alongside Hilary and Sarah and the four get straight down to (beer) business.  Expect to hear about: What a cellar brewer does even  Lynsey’s career in beer so far The weirdest ingredient…

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Episode 5: Women in Beer: Kellie & Erica

In this week’s episode, Christina and Thandi chat with two prominent women in the Irish beer scene: Kellie Dawson and Erica Burke. Kellie has just come off her presidency of the National Homebrew Club, the first woman to be in that position, and Erica is studying Brewing and Distilling and is doing some interesting beery work…

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