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Beer & Brewing History Special Event at Siebel Institute

Apr 25, 2023

Beer is one of the oldest and most beloved beverages in human history, with roots dating back over 10,000 years. But what do we know about the history of beer and brewing? And more importantly, how do we make sure that all voices and perspectives are included in that history?

That is where beer expert and diversity advocate Ren Navarro of Beer. Diversity. comes in. Ren has made it her mission to highlight the beer industry’s diverse voices and forgotten histories, from the earliest days of fermentation in China and Mesopotamia to the modern craft beer revolution.

Through her unique lens, Ren will guide us on a journey through time, exploring the many twists and turns in the history of beer and brewing. We will learn about beer’s key role in ancient cultures, the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the beer industry, and the rise of the craft beer movement in recent decades.

But this is not just a history lesson – it is an opportunity to challenge our assumptions and broaden our perspectives. Ren will ask us to think critically about how we define beer and who gets to brew it and enjoy it. She will highlight the stories of people and communities who have been historically overlooked in the beer industry and offer ideas for how we can work towards a more inclusive and equitable future.

Of course, a beer event would only be complete with the chance to taste some great beer. That is why we will end the day with a beer share social, where you can bring your favorite brew to share with others or enjoy the offerings of your fellow attendees.

So, mark your calendars and get ready for a fascinating journey through the history of beer and brewing. This event is a must-attend for anyone who loves beer and wants to learn more about its rich and complex history. Tickets are available now on Eventbrite for just $99, which includes lunch and all materials. We cannot wait to see you there!

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