Craft Beer Duo’s Crowdsourcing Campaign to Bring Ingelwood a Black-Owned Brewery

Dope & Dank creators, Teo Hunter and Beny Ashburn of the notable #BlackPeopleLoveBeer and #BrownPeopleLoveBeer launched an Indiegogo campaign to bring a brewery, Crown & Hops to Ingelwood. The campaign raised $25,307 since its launch Wednesday and the owners hope to raise $75,000 by April 5 so their proposed goal of a 2020 opening in downtown Inglewood is met. Hunter and Ashburn’s...

Birmingham’s Beered Black Man Debuts New Brew

In my hometown of Birmingham, there are several bars and watering holes that feature craft beer prominently. In a city with an extremely large Black population, you’d think we’d a number of Black brewers, especially since we enjoy beer and we like to brew as well. Enter the Beered Black Man, Ralph Marion, a bartender and now brewer from...

The Nappy Roots Brew Hip “Hops” And Beer

It’s no secret that the Louisville/Atlanta-based Nappy Roots loves beer. In 2017, members of the group discussed getting into brewing and in 2018 they got with Arches Brewing and released Kentucky Mud. Yes, it was named after that one track of Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz from 2002. Honestly, there were several titles on that album that could’ve been names for brew. Some...