1. Posted on 13 January, 2012

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Bitches Brew: Women Make Gains in the Beer World:
When the women we know belly-up to a bar, they’re more likely to order  a pint of beer than a glass of wine or a frilly cocktail. We’re suckers  for Surly’s CynicAle and Fulton’s Sweet Child of Vine, both from the  rollicking Minneapolis beer-brewing scene. Still, drinking and brewing  beer continue to be viewed as primarily male territory.
As it turns out, this split of the sexes is all wrong, says Bitch magazine’s Celena Cipriaso: Women have brewed beer since Babylonian times and female brewers permeate world folklore.  Historian Alan D. Eames reinforces the depths of women’s claims on  beer, explaining, “From its very inception some 8,000 years ago, every  ancient society’s beer-creation myth tells the same story: The drink was  a gift from a female deity to the women of that community.”
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    utnereader:

    Bitches Brew: Women Make Gains in the Beer World:

    When the women we know belly-up to a bar, they’re more likely to order a pint of beer than a glass of wine or a frilly cocktail. We’re suckers for Surly’s CynicAle and Fulton’s Sweet Child of Vine, both from the rollicking Minneapolis beer-brewing scene. Still, drinking and brewing beer continue to be viewed as primarily male territory.

    As it turns out, this split of the sexes is all wrong, says Bitch magazine’s Celena Cipriaso: Women have brewed beer since Babylonian times and female brewers permeate world folklore. Historian Alan D. Eames reinforces the depths of women’s claims on beer, explaining, “From its very inception some 8,000 years ago, every ancient society’s beer-creation myth tells the same story: The drink was a gift from a female deity to the women of that community.”

    Keep reading …