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Jun
18
Sibyl Perkins
Three Weavers PBS Night!
Fundraising, Women In Beer
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PBS 3 Weavers

Are you an L.A. Pink Boots Member?  Are you anywhere near Inglewood?  Be sure to check out Three Weavers Brewing Company from 4-9 on Monday June 22nd for L.A. Beer Week!  A great line up of brewster brews will be tapped and all proceeds will go directly to our Pink Boots Society Scholarship Fund!!  Three cheers for Three Weavers!!!

“For Pink Boots’ L.A. Chapter’s L.A. Beer Week event, Three Weavers is handing over its Inglewood tasting room for a mini charity beer fest featuring beers from some of the best breweries in Southern California, all of which happen to have lots of cool women involved in their operations. Golden Road, Eagle Rock, Monkish, Noble and more are all sending kegs, and with 100 percent of proceeds going directly into the Pink Boots Scholarship Fund, you can feel good about giving back, too.”

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Tickets available HERE

Apr
11
Sibyl Perkins
Inspiration Begins in Your Boots!
Women In Beer
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PBS-CraushBrew

Another great article on the roots of our boots!  Thanks for empowering women in the craft beer industry, Teri!  Education and communication are catapulting us through that glass ceiling.

“While Teri knew that women worked at breweries across the country, the women she met didn’t realize that other female brewers actually existed. As a result, they all asked Teri the same question: how many of us are out there? Teri had no idea so she started tracking the women brewers she met along her trip. Her initial list of 60 women became the inspiration behind the Pink Boots Society.  In 2007, Teri founded the Pink Boots Society, an international non-profit organization that empowers women beer professionals to advance their careers in the beer industry through education. The organization’s name was inspired by Teri’s pink boots she wore throughout her trip.  In 2008, she invited the women she met on her trip to participate in their first meeting at the Craft Brewers Conference in San Diego. They brainstormed and discussed the challenges they faced as women in the beer industry. As a result, they realized the industry needed a stronger female voice.”

“We never had a meeting with all estrogen in the room. We wanted to create an organization just for women. If we didn’t stand for something, then we didn’t stand for anything. It was important to differentiate ourselves in the industry.”

Read full article HERE.

Jan
16
Sibyl Perkins
Twisted Pine & PBS Event!!
Women In Beer
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Twisted Pine

Hey Hey Ladies!  Nicol Winkler is our Pink Boots Society International and National Chapter Liaison, and is one woman behind January 17th’s Colorado collaboration between PBS and Twisted Pine Brewery.  The event will start tomorrow at 12pm with a special tapping of Alpha Queen, a double IPA brewed by the women of Twisted Pine.  Members of both collaboration partners will be on hand, you can purchase tickets for a food pairing, beer touring, art filled event, or you can show up for a fine craft beer and good company. 10% of proceeds for the entire day will be donated to the Pink Boots Society!  Cheers to Twisted Pine Brewery!

“I think the event is a fantastic opportunity for the Boulder and Denver beer-lover communities to get together and celebrate a 19-year Twisted Pine history that has been guided by strong, female leadership. Their leading ladies, AND men, will be with us on Saturday to talk to us about their story, and their beer. The ticketed tours will be running at 3:00pm, and 4:15pm featuring a 5-course flight and beer-infused food menu, a private brewery tour, and trivia component at the end. However, 10% of the tap room sales all day, will benefit Pink Boots Society / 501 (c)3, so we encourage people to just stop by for a beer as well.”  Nicol says.  She will be kicking off the tour.

Read more about the event in BeerChow.com’s write up for this great event!

Oct
6
Sibyl Perkins
New Scholarship Window is OPEN!
Women In Beer
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Hello Pink Boots Society Members!!  
We have another scholarship opportunity and the window is OPEN for applications until October 31st!!  
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This web-based, on line Cicerone Beer Savvy program is self paced and available to ANY PBS member world wide.  
This course will enhance your knowledge of brewing techniques, beer styles, understanding flavors and off-flavors, food pairings and the language to clearly discuss beer.
This course is perfect for any brewery owner, beer bar manager, bartender, server, beer writer, beer educator, beer distributor, brewery sales representative or beer chef.  
Details, you ask?  See below:
In partnership with the Cicerone Program, Pink Boots Society is pleased to announce its next 2014 scholarship opportunity:
Course Format: Web-based Online Course
Course Dates: Any time
Scholarship Application Window: October 5-31, 2014. Closes at 11:45 pm PDST.
Course Information:http://beersavvy.com/
Course Location: Your Computer (the world)
Apply Here: https://pinkbootssociety.org/scholarship-application/ The Cicerone Beer Savvy online course is web-based and easily available to PBS members in any nation. We encourage our International members to apply for all web-based courses. All USA courses will be offered in English only. As a condition of accepting the scholarship the recipient will pay a deposit in the amount of $200 USD. Upon receipt verifying successful completion of the course the recipient will receive full deposit reimbursement from Pink Boots Society. This deposit ensures course participation, completion and 100% passing rates for all our scholarship recipients. All PBS scholarships have a “Pay It Forward” requirement, where our scholarship recipients pay forward the knowledge they gained in their scholarship course. This is accomplished through either publishing an article or giving a speech at a national professional seminar or conference. Many recipients choose to Pay It Forward (PIF) at our highly anticipated PBS Great American Beer Festival (GABF) meeting & Education Seminar in Denver each autumn. Best wishes to all applicants!