Broadviews is a hub where you can find our latest news & happenings! We also will share cool women centered $*#& we love and invite our SOBDL community of beer loving ladies to hop on to post beer reviews, beer recipes, videos and more!

Interested in participating in Broadviews? E-mail erica@ladiesdrinkbeer.com

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SOBDL Summer Reading List

Ahh the reading list, that old quintessential summer favorite. Summertime and while traveling are my two favorite times to really make a dent in my reading list. There’s something so magical about sitting in the sun and getting lost in a good story. And while we can’t really travel right now we still have the summer--even if we’re rocking more mask tans lines than bikini tan lines this year! I chatted to some of the lovely ladies of SOBDL--Erica, Jaime, Jess, Shannon and Drea--and together we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite books we’re reading right now.

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Brewery Spotlight: Laylow

As part of our ongoing Brewery Spotlight series we caught up with Colin Weadick & Dan Boniferro, co-owners at Laylow to hear about how they’re handling 2020 — the good, the bad and the silver linings.

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Canada Day Beer Guide

Like all events in 2020 Canada Day will look a little different this year--hello virtual fireworks! But while this year’s celebration might not be as big and busy as previous years, that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy a good socially distanced backyard BBQ and good beers (with a small group of friends). So, if you’re looking for a perfectly patriotic pint to celebrate today, we’ve got you, eh!

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Drinkin' For a Cause: Pride Edition

Pride is looking a little different this year, but however you are marking the occasion, we hope you’re taking the time to celebrate the visibility, accomplishments and joy of the LGBTQ+ community! Looking at our own corner of the world (aka the craft beer community) we wanted to shout out a couple special brews that are not only a tasty toast to Pride month, but are donating money to organizations doing important work for LGBTQ+ folx in our communities and around the world.

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'Baby' Beer: Confessions of a Preggers Craft Beer Gal

Well, I’m about off to sail off to Babyland for a while (don’t worry, I’ll be around MUAH-HA-HA). After 8 years or so hustlin’ in the beer industry, this is kind of my first real break. Which is kind of comical (yes I give you permission to roll your eyes at me!) because caring for a newborn is definitely NOT a break. But I’m taking mat leave from Henderson Brewery which has kiiiiinda come at a perfect time as beer sales are very bizarre right now, ya know, being in a global pandemic and all. Here at the Society, I co-own it and if you run your own business you know it doesn’t really stop. But that’s OK, I know I will crave work and entrepreneur brain time amidst 24 hour baby life.

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All Together Project

Community is everything. At the end of the day, this is what it's always been about. When COVID-19 hit we were all affected. For many folks in the hospitality and brewing industries, and the small businesses they work for, COVID-19 has been a tough pill to swallow. But in times of hardship it is said to look for the helpers. Enter Other Half Brewing and the All Together project. #AllTogetherBeer

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