On giving offense

Some days I can’t help but fall down the Instagram rabbit hole. I don’t know how I got there, alick on someone who just followed me, a hashtag that seems intriguing, a place that looks lovely, whatever. And whammo, there I am looking at something that makes me angry. I see an official instagram account for a craft brewery is liking some pretty sexist BS. FFS, what the hell are you thinking?? — Kat Goodale (@Katitude) September 4, 2017 I get that there are still troglodytes who post pictures of scantily clad women, and beer dudes who use sexism to …

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Why I don’t drink from some Ontario breweries.

I like to think that I am equal-opportunity beer drinker. I know the difference between tasting beer and just drinking it for enjoyment. My response to a beer depends on where I am, who I’m with and what is the purpose. Really, I’ll try anything. No, let me correct that. I’ll try just about anything. I will not try or buy any beer, no matter how good it is purported to be, that has a sexist message attached. Sexism in beer marketing is a topic that is becoming more prevalent in the beer-o-sphere. It’s been in magazines like All About Beer, …

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