The #WomenInCraft Series

For Hop Culture Magazine

A series celebrating the many women in the many diverse roles of the craft beer industry.


Jess Hitt

“Beer is for everyone.”

Strong Rope Brewery

Brooklyn, New York


Emily Watson

"I think there's a lot of room in the industry for women."

Plan Bee Farm Brewery

Poughkeepsie, New York


Ann Reilly

"One of the things that I love about the New York City beer community is the people."

Five Boroughs Brewing

Brooklyn, New York


Emily Powers

"I’ve learned a lot in the six+ years, it’s been fun."

Allagash Brewing Company

Portland, Maine


Mary Izett

“We didn’t even have enough female homebrewers when I first started in New York City, there were very very few of us.”

Fifth Hammer Brewing Company

Long Island City, NY