Thursday July 28, 2016

Creating a community of beer-loving women

Women are still often expected to prefer lighter, fruitier drinks. The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies begs to differ.

Women are still often expected to prefer lighter, fruitier drinks. The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies begs to differ. (Renee Navarro)

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Renee Navarro

Renee Navarro is the co-founder of the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies. (Supplied)

The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies formed two years ago in Toronto, and now they hold events where thousands of women show up to sample craft brews in an inclusive, women-only environment.

Co-founder Renee Navarro talks about why these kinds of events are important, and tells us how she went from beer lover to working in sales for an Ontario craft brewer.