Historically, there have been almost no “official” Black businesses involved in the beer industry. Now, times are changing, and several Black owned beer businesses are making a name for themselves.
Let’s take a look at some of them.
Black Owned Beer Businesses
Rhythm Brewing Company is a New Haven, CT based Brewing company that offers American style lager combines uniquely paired hops and malts, brewed for a smooth, palette pleasing, full-flavored taste.
Sankofa Beer Company is a DC based producer and distributor of premium craft beer, inspired by the founders connection to West Africa.
Cajun Fire is an eco-friendly nanobrewery based out of New Orleans, Louisiana specializing in making unique craft beverage brews that appeal to the casual consumer.
Harris Family Brewery is a new NANO-brewery headquartered in Central Pennsylvania that will produce excellent craft beer.
Harlem Brewery manufactures craft beverages. Its flagship Sugar Hill Golden Ale and Harlem Renaissance Wit both celebrate the rich history of Harlem.
Blackfrog Brewery is a nanobrewery born in Holland, OH. Dedicated to making great beer for great people.
Khonso Brewing fuses different beer styles together to create a unique beer experience.
18th Street Brewery is currently the second largest brewery in Northwest Indiana. Our beers range from saisons to double india pale ales to double milk stouts to pilsners and lagers.
Brazo Fuerte Artisanal Beer is a new craft beer company that brews world
Soweto Gold honors the icons of Soweto, past and present. It embodies the spirit, pride, initiative and tenacity of Soweto, and of South Africa.
Stimela Brewing Co is a South Africa based brewing company that crafts premium beers for people who have a thirst for greatness.
Ukhamba Beerworx is Cape Town’s first Black-owned craft brewery. They produce traditional African Beer.
White Lion Brewing Company is the first craft beer brand to go to market in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Band of Brothers Brewing Company is the third craft brewery in the “One & Only” Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The brewery features the largest taproom in Tuscaloosa.
Harlem Hops is a space for you to gather, socialize, relax and enjoy the taste of some of the world’s most delicious and hardest to find beers.
-Tony O. Lawson