Black-Owned Breweries in the United States

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Todd, Jun 2, 2020.

  1. mjvos

    mjvos Initiate (117) Aug 11, 2010 New Mexico

    Came here to mention Nexus if it hadn't been already. Not disappointed. In addition to the beer, the food menu is bomb.
     
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  2. oN3xM

    oN3xM Initiate (135) Mar 22, 2013 Illinois

    Two owners. One is Latinx and the other black.
     
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  3. CROWNSandHOPS

    CROWNSandHOPS Initiate (26) Feb 21, 2019 California

    Grateful for this post and the position of Beer Advocate. We have faith in this community to truly represent the radical change needed to contribute to dismantling white supremacy in this country and achieving social and racial justice. It's going to take a lot of work, but we're dedicated to achieving results.
     
  4. GimmeAGuinness

    GimmeAGuinness Defender (605) Sep 1, 2005 Massachusetts
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    I took a ride today to one I found on the list - Crue Brew - and picked up a mix-pack. Good call, whoever suggested they be added! I'm totally digging their Raynham Red as I type this.
     
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  5. FUSSYlittleBLOG

    FUSSYlittleBLOG Initiate (48) Aug 19, 2013 New York

    You missed one in Michigan... Ypsilanti's 734 Brewing. Here's a story on the brewery and its mission of diversity and inclusion. Plus, during the pandemic, they are delivering cans of beer to their customers in Ann Arbor and beyond.

    Thanks for taking on this project!
     
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  6. REVZEB

    REVZEB Poo-Bah (8,064) Mar 28, 2013 Illinois
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  7. Todd

    Todd Founder (6,167) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    If we're missing some, it's because some of the breweries on their list are homebrewers. I'm still in the process of reviewing the list and suggestions.
     
  8. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Meyvn (1,011) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

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  9. officerbill

    officerbill Zealot (591) Feb 9, 2019 New York
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    These guys looking to open PA's first black-owned brewery on Harrisburg.
    In Harrisburg, a struggle to open Pa.’s 1st Black-owned craft brewery: ‘It shouldn’t be this hard’

    Probably a good business plan to start with a known target market rather than trying to go mainstream right off the bat.
     
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  10. Todd

    Todd Founder (6,167) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    Harris Family Brewery is already on the list.
     
  11. officerbill

    officerbill Zealot (591) Feb 9, 2019 New York
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    Sorry, didn't see it.
     
  12. beerthulhu

    beerthulhu Poo-Bah (4,528) Jan 14, 2008 New Jersey
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    Surprised 7five brewing wasn't mentioned. Co-founded by one of my fav. ex-pens (though all to briefly) and one of the best heavy weight enforcers in hockey Ryan Reeves.
     
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  13. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Zealot (564) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    When it opens... 1865 Brewing in Phoebus VA will be black owned
     
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  14. jesskidden

    jesskidden Poo-Bah (2,103) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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  15. StoutElk_92

    StoutElk_92 Poo-Bah (3,006) Oct 30, 2015 Massachusetts
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    I've met the founders/owners of both Brazo Fuerte and White Lion Brewing in Mass at local beer shops dropping off beer and doing a tasting. Really nice people, and the beers are good too. I haven't seen much of their beers around me since, they might still be self-distributed and selling mostly from the taprooms, I do see an occasional White Lion 4pk here and there. The White Lion owner seems like a cool dude and the woman that owns Brazo Fuerte is really fun too. I even got a free glass from them. Cheers!
     
  16. Junior

    Junior Crusader (739) May 23, 2015 Michigan
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