Paying It Forward with Beer
Numerous craft beer breweries are taking upon themselves to give back to their local communities by helping out local charities. Great beer + giving back is a winning combination in this Gal’s book. Want to know how you can contribute by just purchasing some fantastic craft beer? Following are a few suggestions:
Alaskan Brewing Company donates 1% of all proceeds from its Alaskan IPA to Coastal CODE (Clean Oceans Depend on Everybody)Weyerbacher donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every drop of Last Chance IPA to small, regional animal rescue operations. These shelters offer dogs, cats and other pets their last chance to find a new home.
Weyerbacher Althea – $1 per bottle is donated to The Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Fund of Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Summit Brewing Company believes in giving back to the community in many ways such as donations, use of their community room for free to local charities, food collections, supporting local artists and adopt-a-highway.
This is just a small sample of how the craft beer industry is paying it forward.