Brought to Task

...human rights based on our gender. I absolutely fail to see how using girl where women should be used is in any way shape or form acceptable. Plus I challenge you back: Tell me how progress can be made by calling women ‘girls.’ No such thing. Calling women girls lessens their full value as human beings. It doesn’t help reduce domestic violence, it doesn’t help reduce battery, it doesn’t help reduce the symptoms of...

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An Open Letter To Female Beer Enthusiasts

...e (who is awesome and I know has encouraged women to help with the Women Enjoying Beer survey) [whom we support as well; we’re not here to judge – we’re here to get people to re/think], Chicks who Dig Beer, Girls Pint Out (does your research show how women feel about being called Girls?) [yes, it does – see above]. My point is that there are lots of smart, savvy women craft beer enthusiasts who are taking back these...

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Thanks to The Roaming Pint

...The Roaming Pint commented on Women Enjoying Beer’s post. “Of course! We would love to share a beer with you! I have been to your site and read about your work. Cheers to your efforts in research and educating the masses! We need more of you in the industry 😉 I am confident your effort will make an impact.” Thanks to The Roaming Pint crew....

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BeerRadio: KSKQ.org: Maria & Brian: The Roaming Pint

...Keep exploring the beer landscape with us as Maria & Brian of The Roaming Pint join us on the program. Join Women Enjoying Beer every Wednesday night at 5 pm PST as founder Ginger Johnson engages guests from across the beer industry in a rollicking, live conversation! To listen live, visit www.kskq.org Past shows may be found in the BeerRadio KSKQ archives....

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Think Outside the Pint Recipe #2: Mi Mama’s Flan

Keri Bishop was one of two finalists for the Think Outside the Pint cooking with beer contest, as part of last weekends the Bite of Oregon. This great big delicious event provided the perfect opportunity to involve beer in cooking. Keri shares: “This recipe originally belonged to my great aunt Idelia. My mother then modified it when she moved to the USA because she could not purchase all of the ingredients in the original recipe in this...

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Think Outside The Pint Finalist Recipe #1: Beer Berry Muffins

Our sincere and yummy thanks to Chelsea Miller and Keri Bishop for being our finalists in last weekends Think Outside the Pint cooking with beer contest. It was part of the festivities at the well attended Bite Of Oregon. As promised, here is Chelsea’s qualifying recipe. I’d highly recommend making these, as they were terrifically delicious (judges agreed!). You can use a variety of beers here – experiment and have fun! Beer...

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Think Outside The Pint

Help Emily & I make the contest a tasty success! Do you think outside the pint? Do you cook with beer? If you do, you’re in good and growing company. Having been on live TV recently with a local station on cooking with beer, I can tell you people are interested. We all have to eat, so make it fun and tasty. Adding beer to the ingredient list is a beerific way to utilize beer you may not drink otherwise. Think: end of the growler,...

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Response and Clarification

...sserts that her own focus groups have shown the word to trend badly. But I have evidence to the contrary: The term resonates, especially in the foodservice industry. The Melting Pot, for example, ran a smashingly successful “Girls Night Out” promo in 2009, a time when most casual-priced restaurants like it were suffering. It resulted in a sales uptick that gave the brand a little reprieve from dropping numbers.” Great and so be it. Good...

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31 Facets of Women & Beer: Facet #10

...many women tell WEB in research that they want to try a variety of beers and a smaller portion helps them do that responsibly. It’s pretty basic and smart business idea to offer at least 2 sizes of beer servings: half pint & pint, 10 ounce & 16 ounce, or whatever combination you decide on. One brewpub I know of offers a ‘taste’ for 75 cents. Brilliant! Little 3 ounce pour, just enough to get a good taste and whet their...

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My Take: NYT Article On Beer Ads + Women

...a female child. It’s denigrating to have someone who is supposed to be in a position of impact and authority start off with a gross indicator of disrespect. Women & females are appropriate and full respect titles; girls are girls and they are different. It’s easy to get it right. He got it wrong. Next, it was never ‘fine’ and has never been fine nor will it ever be fine. He’s telling the world that it’s...

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ABC’s of Women And Beer: Letter G

...asted them, set a timer and let them sit for 5 minutes. Revisit the aromas and flavors when the timer rings and see what a difference glassware makes in the longer term as well as the short-term. Repeat. Time for the tapered pint to take a break Glassware for beer is often the least optimum: the tapered shaker pint. For establishments it’s long been an issue of economy. It’s one of the most inexpensive glasses. And sometimes the...

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Glass Matters

Found on the table after the event... The different beers served with the recent men’s beer pairing and tasting: Stout – small straight cylindrical taster Lager – half pint glass IPA – half pint glass Barleywine – flute Double IPA – wine glass Cider – flute Glassware matters. Focus groups have told me time and again that what they drink out of is can be integral part of the experience to them. Size...

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GABF

...Larry & Chris at GABF 2008 Will you be there? If so and you want to share a pint, get in touch. We can connect for a pint. I’ll be there through the whole thing. Cheers~...

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A Woman Enjoying Beer In Sweden

...) is through the government store called “System Bolaget.” Most people shorten it and say, “Systemet.” In any case, they actually have a pretty diverse and large selection and if you can’t find something you have a good chance of being able to order it. Long story short, in honor of the theme I wore my “Women Enjoying Beer” shirt! Pic attached! Also, one of the girls at the party blogged about the pizza...

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How To Put Together A Women’s Beer Group

.... A well planned women + beer group is a smart investment for businesses who want to properly attract more women to beer. Conversely, never use denigrating or less-than-full-respect terms for women & beer: babes, broads, girls, chicks, and all other ilk of slang terminology holds everyone – and beer – back. A regular schedule is in order to get any sort of momentum. Whether you design a 3 part series or year round program, hold...

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Still Not "Getting It"

...of average women, don’t want their products pinkified. We don’t market men’s products with baby blue. Remove the color from beer. Maybe we should call them ‘boys’ instead to keep up with ‘girls’ groups….. “…two women were brewing a beer that will likely cater to many female customers. The light, lager-style ale is low in alcohol and hops…” Likely?? Really?? Did you ask them...

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Whet Your Whistle

...What do you partake of when you work in the yard? Do you have a favorite liquid refreshment when you take a break to rehydrate? One of my favorites is Bell’s Lager. (Their porter is downright delicious too – especially with a lush dessert). Do you pair enough food with your beer? My Girls (Belle, yellow & Hops, black) are wishing they had some too. Beer…the pause that refreshes....

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It's "Women" & "Female", Not "Ladies"

...ashioned (in a not so good What not to do way), fuddy-duddy, feels like a cheezy bar is advertising to get men who’ll troll if they host a “ladies night”. So don’t do it. Use Women and/or Females. Not girls (underage, under 12, infantile, condescending), not broads (harsh, cheap), not babes (do I even have to say why??). Women, Females is accurate – appropriate age connoted, respectful, universal, not insulting to...

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Day 1, 2 , & 3

...og (thanks Brandon!) and was very fun to have as our instructor. He was even hip on being part of the tech support for the Home Free Tour. We’ll see what we can do about that Apple Jack, otherwise known as Brandon which would be great since technology is not my first language. So tonight? We’ll settle into a good dinner with beer with friends. Homemade chili. What kind of beer to you like with Chili? The Girls, labs Belle and Hops,...

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Lambic Education

...Me & Jacklyn at the Flying Saucer Here’s a good article on lambics. As is the key for many things, education is key with beer – female or male, no matter what age or knowledge level. Bring it on (the education) then bring on the beer. Here’s another link out – good education, poor choice of name for the blog (‘girls’ are under 12 folks)....

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