Food Riot: Dear Craft Beer: Please Stop Treating Me Like I'm Incompetent
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
You know, there are only so many PR events in strip clubs that a girl can take.
For this girl, that number tops off at about one. One craft beer preview event in a strip club was, trust me, more than enough.
You could definitely say I knew what I was getting into-the invitation listed the venue, after all. So why did I go? Because I love craft beer. Because a great date for me is one where I get to try beers I've never even heard of. Because I check Untapp'd more than my Gmail. Because I'm lucky enough to be able to write about beer, so, despite my romantic overtures, this was really about work.
But here's the thing-I don't get the feeling that craft beer takes me seriously, or values what I have to say. Mostly because I'm a chick.
How else am I supposed to feel when I'm at an event and most everyone there of my gender is seen as the equivalent of, at best, decoration, and, at worst, porn? I get it-craft beer is an old boys club, and maybe I should count myself luc
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