Being a Woman in a Male Dominated Industry

First, let me be clear, there is a good amount of support by many male brewer brothers in the industry. The industry is changing and becoming much more diverse—being a woman in beer isn’t super rare anymore. The Pink Boots Society, an international non-profit supporting women in the brewing profession,…

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Getting Started with SoYankPizza

Back in November last year just after opening the brewery, we observed a not-so-strange phenomenon in our taproom: Satellite of Pizza, a local wood-fired pizza truck, was serving their fare and everyone in the full taproom was ordering from them, enjoying the pizza, and drinking more beer because of it….

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Comedy Open-Mic Round 2: 9 comics, more laughs

You’re SoYanking My Chain Comedy Open-Mic Night Round 2 was awesome, for a few reasons.  One, I got to host, which was both nerve-wracking and really fun.  Not having any true jokes of my own, I resorted to roasting our comics with fake-news facts in their introductions.  I had fun,…

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SYBC’s first beer dinner rocked!

On Sunday, 27-Jan, Chef Clay Alling of the Conservatory at the Jailhouse Saloon in Old Town Spring and Sydney Porter of Southern Yankee Beer Co teamed up to bring 31 of SYBC’s best customers a four course, five beer pairing experience. SYBC’s brews are always made here in-house, but it…

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Opening Week @SYBC

Southern Yankee’s opening week was the culmination of a full year’s work. The four of us (Jess, Christina, Sydney and Alex) have been working literally non-stop since June to get SYBC’s brewery and taproom up and running. In just 4 months we took an empty shell of a building and…

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First post!

SouthernYankeeBeer.com is going live soon after this post is published!  This is a big step toward SYBC’s opening to the public.  Keep an eye out for event announcements both here on the site and on social media (links below).  We’ll also be posting about beer related topics, from the head…

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