Last week saw something of a furore with MPs insisting that a beer called Top Totty, which apparently has a similarly tasteful pump clip, be removed from the House of Commons bar on the grounds that it was demeaning to women.
I have no wish to get into the debate on sexism here (for the record it [...]
The first Project Venus brew of the year is happening on the 14th January. There are up to ten of us taking part this time and we are hosted by Patsy Slevine, brewster extrodinare of Prospect Brewery.
Project Venus is a collaborative project of brewsters (female brewers) which brings together women in the brewing industry [...]
Venus Rouge – the latest brew from Project Venus is coming to London on Monday 19th September.
The Rake Bar in Borough Market is hosting the launch party. All welcome. 7pm onwards. Last time we polished off the first firkin (72 pints) in under 2 hours.. come and help us beat that!
See you there. [...]
Renowned beer blogger Marverine Cole recently posted this video blog of her day at Oldershaw Brewery. She spent the day here with the Project Venus brewsters brewing Venus Rouge.
Click here to see the full story. http://www.funf-media.co.uk/beerbeauty/index.php/2011/07/29/the-venus-rouge-brew-day/
So Molson Coors have launched Animee, a beer specifically for women. Let’s think about this a little. Is there a wine just for women? Or a type of bread? A car perhaps? Maybe a hotel? No there is not.
Sure, certain products or brands target women in their advertising, maltesers come to mind (and girls [...]
Project Venus reloaded
Project Venus, the collaborative brewing project of women brewers (or brewsters as they are properly called) is back in action.
On the 28th July, they will be coming together at Oldershaw brewery in Grantham, to brew Venus Rouge. The brewsters from across the country collaborated on the recipe via facebook to [...]