Beth Demmon is an award-winning beer journalist and certified beer judge based in San Diego. Her work has appeared in Good Beer Hunting, CraftBeer.com, and VICE Munchies, among others.
The women of San Diego’s Mujeres Brew Club elevated their beer-education group into a full-fledged coop brewery. Now, their goals to educate, empower, and employ women in beer are more valued than ever—and it’s a model that could work anywhere.
San Diego lamented the loss of Gordon Biersch’s consistently stellar lagers—until, about $8 million later, Puesto Cervecería opened in the same spot, with a new look, bright Mexican fare, and the same brewer and brewhouse as before.