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Vermont's Women Brewers

This recent Burlington Free Press article by Sally Pollak highlights the role of Destiny Saxon, one of very few examples of women brewers in Vermont, at Zero Gravity in Burlington.

"For Saxon, the appeal of brewing was discovering that beer was something she could make herself. 'That sounded really cool to me,' she said. 'I like learning how to do things. I feel like women or men who are interested in learning how to do artisanal crafts would be interested in brewing. You’re creating something.'

'It’s safe to say it’s a male-dominated industry,' McCarthy said. '(But) as craft beer explodes, you see more and more women in the brewhouse. It was just a man’s world. With an influx of smaller brewers, it opens things up.'"