The brewers creating a positive space in beer
Mothership, an all-female brewery in south London which champions women working in the notoriously male-dominated “craft” scene, was founded by Jane Frances LeBlond. Her background is actually in winemaking, having done a stint at English winery Chapel Down, but she moved to brewing after falling in love with the creativity it offered.
“When babies put in an appearance, brewing became an important and empowering way to sustain her own identity as she navigated the landscape of raising children,” Mothership’s head of sales, Zoe Adelman, tells db.
Mothership began as “an idea formed in the early hours of mornings, during long walks pushing a buggy round the park, snatching moments while babies sleep.”
Last year the brewery released a watermelon gose, the proceeds of which all went to a women’s charity.
Now twice a year, the brewer releases a special-edition beer where the proceeds go to causes such as Refugee4Women. Zoe told db the next charity partner will have a sustainable focus.Read the full article