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Who says suds are just for dudes? These lady-owned craft beer companies are brewing up some of the tastiest small-batch ales around. Jackalope Brewing Company  This Nashville, Tennessee-based brewery was founded by BFFs Bailey Spaulding and Robyn Virball. Spaulding is the brewmistress behind the delicious Lovebird Wheat Beer (4.4% ABV), a hefeweizen crafted with heaps of strawberries and raspberries. It’s light, crisp, and not too sweet; a perfect choice for lazy Sunday sippin’. Lovebird, $9.99 for a 6-pack of 12-oz. cans, jackalopebrew. Read More
“Maintain a healthy diet and exercise,” they said, “you’ll live a long and happy life if you do.” Guess what? They were wrong. Okay, maybe not entirely, but 110 year-old Agnes Fenton says that the reason she’s gotten to that age is because she drinks three beers and a shot of whiskey a day.  Long ago, when Agnes was experiencing her only medical issue, a benign tumor, a doctor prescribed her three Miller High Life beers per diem.  She decided to add a daily shot of whiskey (Johnny Walker Blue Label to be exact, because she’s classy as hell). Read More
Tonight’s sky will be lit by a Blue Moon, a term which actually just means it'll be the second full moon this month. This isn’t as rare as the phrase makes it seem; blue moons occur about every two and half years. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth celebrating!  PSA: this is not what you should be looking for tonight. There are so many ways to honor the Blue Moon. Here are just a few: 1. Make moon water to harness the full moon’s energies. Read More
  Most of our dads grew up in an even more intense culture of masculinity than our friends and brothers, and it was a culture that didn’t exactly allow for a dude to learn about putting up a ponytail unless he had long hair himself. That’s why Denver salon owner Calli Heubl-Bodilis’s “Beer and Braids” nights are such an awesome idea. Heubl-Bodilis discovered the need for a workshop like this when she realized how many more fathers are one-on-one with their kids than they used to be. “Dads today are so much more hands-on. Read More
  The world of brews can be pretty exclusive. Thankfully, a few ladies (including former BUST intern and founder of the Lady Birds Beer Club, Gina Vasoli) are mixing up Philadelphia’s beer scene, a tight-knit community of small brewers. Whether it’s brewing, selling, or creating women-only beer clubs, they all have one thing in common: They’re making the business of that golden stuff on tap fair for all. The Philly Voice spoke to six of the women about the challenges they face as being the minority of the industry. Read More
  Beer isn't a boy’s club, and despite what the media might have you think, there are more beer-drinking ladies than many would imagine. There is also a growing number of women working behind the scenes. Women own and manage their own breweries all around the United States. We’ve only listed 10, but there are many more out there for you to discover and enjoy.  Stoudt’s Brewing Company Kindergarten teacher turned “Queen of Hops” Carol Stoudt founded the brewery in 1987 and has maintained it while raising five children. Sometimes we can have it all. Read More
Ladies and gentlemen, your Saturday night #turntup #beers Instagrams have been officially one-upped. Nails and Ales is the brainchild-turned-blog of the very crafty Megan Toth, a lover of both beauty supplies and brews.    Focusing mainly on craft beers with charming names (and even cooler labels) like Southern Tier and Brouwerij West, she recreates the design on her nails or just uses it for inspiration for designs with her own spin. Read More
BUST is teaming up with lady-positive sex toy emporium Babeland for a kinky, boozy, and holiday-themed party tonight! Head to Babeland's SoHo outpost at 43 Mercer Street in NYC for a fun-filled (and totally free!) evening, featuring complimentary brews from Brooklyn Brewery, free copies of BUST, and a titillating holiday-themed burlesque performance by Tina Tassels. Read More
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Think about all the great musicians, artists, chefs, breweries, and independent vendors that the borough of Brooklyn has to offer, and then imagine them in one place, eating and drinking and shopping and dancing all night. What you just imagined is real, and it might be the coolest thing to happen in a Williamsburg warehouse in a long time. Read More