What 24 Massachusetts Breweries Are Brewing for Pink Boots Collaboration Day
  • Boston Area Brewing Enthusiasts Society (BABES) founder Kristen Sykes along with Brazo Fuerte founder Bev Armstrong and Andrea Stanley of Valley Malt will collaborate with Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing on a hoppy Wheat Ale with lemon verbena. They’ll call it “Pink Boots are Made for Brewing”, and the can design will feature label art from BABES logo designer Rebecca Fullerton.

  • Armstrong also plans to contract brew a Kolsch-style Ale that she’ll distribute through her Brazo Fuerte brand.
  • Bone Up Brewing co-founder and brewer Liz Kiraly will brew a Dark Saison.

  • Lia Olsborg will lead the brewsters of Aeronaut in brewing a Douple IPA.

  • Pink Boots Society: Boston Chapter leader Brienne Allan, also Production Manager at Notch, will brew a Pilsner.

  • Allan will also team up with Lee Lord of Cambridge Brewing Company on a Kettle-Soured Saison being brewed at Worcester’s newest brewery, Greater Good Imperials.

  • Kate Steblenko and Kelly Scarpone at Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers are brewing a Pink Session IPL called “The Brewture is Female.” Naturally colored with beet juice, it will be a beerhall-only release some time in early April.

  • Maureen Fabry, owner and brewer at Craft Roots, is partnering with Judy Nadeau, sales manager at Brewer’s Supply Group and Liz L’Etoile from Four Star Farms to brew a White IPA.

  • Co-owners Betsy Sanderson of Riverwalk, Caroline Zappasodi from Brewery Salviticus, and Caitlin Jewel of Slumbrew (Somerville Brewing) will team up to brew an IPL.

  • The women of Wormtown brewed a Session IPA, spearheaded by director of sales and marketing Katrina Shabo. Part of their “Hopular Culture” series, it will be out later this month. Check out the cool label artwork below.

  • River Styx co-owner Jackie Cullen will brew a New England style IPA.

  • Co-founder Cayla Marvil of Lamplighter will brew a Wild Belgian Ale.

  • Trillium Brewing co-founder Esther Tetreault, as well as the rest of the brewery’s female crew members, will take part in brewing a special Double IPA. It won’t be available in cans, but will pour at their Canton Taproom toward the end of the month.

  • At Harpoon Brewery Katie Lloyd and Angelika Faron will take the lead on a Milkshake IPA, with women from across the company invited to join them on the brew deck and take part in the process.

  • Retail Manager at Mayflower Brewing, Sarah Annis will brew a Belgian Pale Ale.

  • Big Elm co-founder Christine Heaton will brew a hoppy Amber Ale with local malt. Loo for its release at the taproom and as a limited canning run in early April.

  • Nightshift Production Manager Anna Jobe brewed a Berliner Weisse style Ale called St. Hildegard that will be released on IWD, March 8th. That same day she’ll be joined by other female members of the production and QC team to brew a Hoppy Belgian Pale Ale called Lordeship. Both will be available at the taproom in cans and on draft.

  • Brew Practitioners founder Tanzi Cannon-Eckerle will have taproom beer slinger Erin Hume, a home brewer, earn her Pink Boots by brewing her first commercial batch of beer, an ESB, which will be tapped at a brewery party for her Birthday in early April.

  • True North Ales staff brewer Jenna DuCharme will take the lead on brewing an oat-forward, hazy New England Pale Ale fermented with peaches.

  • Cape Ann Brewing’s Production Manager Alexandra Peloquin will lead an effort to brew a beer that recreates the creamy mouth feel of a cappuccino along with notes of roast chocolate and the tart juiciness of acai berries. The “Acai Porter” will be release on April 6th, New Beers Eve at the brewpub.

  • Cape Cod Beer Production Supervisor Sydney Kalweit will brew a lightly hoppy Pale Ale for release on Friday, April 6 to coincide with their monthly concert series which will showcase local female musicians.

  • Sam Adams (Boston Beer Company) will brew a Double IPA for release in the taproom come early April. Jennifer Glanville, Megan Parisi and Shelley Smith will be among those on hand on brew day.

  • A brewer at The People’s Pint, Kate Telman will brew a beer inspired by the California Common style and featuring Teamaker variety hops from Four Star Farms, whose Liz L’Etoile will be on hand for brew day.  Named “Uncommonality,” the beer will feature a bright hop character as well as a clean and balanced malt profile and be released at the brewpub in late March or early April.

  • Ipswich Ale Brewery marketing manager Mary Gormley will brew a hazy, hoppy New England IPA.

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