Beer With(out) Beards schedule

Lineup Brewery founder Katarina Martinez is among the featured breweries at the Beers With(out) Beards festival on Saturday.
Lineup Brewery founder Katarina Martinez is among the featured breweries at the Beers With(out) Beards festival on Saturday. Photo Credit: Shantastic Shan

It’s a week full of toasting the women in the craft beer industry: Beer With(out) Beards runs Aug. 7 through 12. 

Maybe you’re a woman looking for beeros to lead you on a path to better brewing. Maybe you want to give support to encourage more women to enter the industry. Or maybe you’re a beer enthusiast, plain and simple. This week of events should have something for you, and you, and you.

Most events include beer in the ticket price. For more information: hopculture.com.

Here’s the schedule:


“Brewing Change” fireside chat w/ Pineapple Collaborative (6:30 p.m.): The panel discussion includes Katarina Martinez (Lineup Brewing) and Joanna Ehrenreich (Toast Ale), among others. Cost: $25. (Alley, 140 West Street 2nd Floor, lower Manhattan)


“Women in Beer History” (6 p.m.): Historians, academics and a brewmaster trace the female roots of beer. Cost: $25. (The Mezzanine, 55 Broadway, lower Manhattan)

The Beerded Ladies trivia (8-11 p.m.): Test your beer knowledge, for free. (Glorietta Baldy, 502 Franklin Ave., Clinton Hill)


“Women Re-Writing the Business of Beer” (6 p.m.): Writers and social influencers talk about their business of covering the beer scene. Cost: $10. (Fifth Hammer Brewing Company, 10-28 46th Ave., Long Island City)

Women’s Bottle Share (8 p.m.): Brewers pro and amateur meet to network – and share their makings. Free. (Beer Karma, 470 Union Ave., Williamsburg)


Beer Dinner (5:30 p.m.): Stone Brewing beer will help keep the panel discussion flowing, with five women offering their perspectives of working in the industry. Noodles will soak things up. Cost: $27.50. (Ivan Ramen, 25 Clinton St., East Village)


Tasting festival (11 a.m.-3 p.m.): More than 20 breweries will be represented, including area breweries Lineup, Five Burroughs and Moustache. Cost: $50 general, $75 VIP. (The Well, 272 Meserole St, East Williamsburg)


Beer + Yoga (11:15 a.m.): Beer o’clock starts early, with yoga led by Sophia del Gigante of Beer Fit Club. (And, yes, there is a pose called Drunken Warrior.) Cost: $25. (Five Boroughs Brewing Co., 215 47th St., Sunset Park)

Beer tasting workshop (1 p.m.): Anne Becerra is the city’s first female certified cicerone (a beer educator, akin to a sommelier), and she’ll impart her knowledge on the basics and types of beer. Cost: $20. (St. Gambrinus Beer Shoppe, 533 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn)