Women may be better tasters, but until very recently, they were nearly absent at the upper echelons of craft brewing—the place where palates might matter the most. Now that women are drinking more beer, though, they're also making more beer, and grabbing high-profile spots that enable them to lend their own nuanced spin in a still male-dominated trade.
'brewers' on Serious Eats
In today's edition of our brewer interview series, we're talking to Jesse Friedman and Damian Fagan, the founders of San Francisco-based Almanac Brewing Company. We asked them about their early brew experiences, pairing their beers with food, and what we can expect from their next batches.