Heavy Hops Ep. 071: Experiences Drive Sensory (Averie Swanson/Keeping Together)

Joining us this week is Averie Swanson, the founder and beermaker of Keeping Together. While the company was founded in 2019 – when Averie arrived in Chicago and had an opportunity to begin making her beers at Half Acre Beer Co. – Keeping Together was only recently first served at a beer festival in Washington DC. We use this event as a lens  through which we get to know Averie, the construction of Keeping Together’s beers, what inspires and drives her, cultural appropriation and how beer can be a more thoughtful and inclusive space.

For those interested in tasting Keeping Together‘s beers, they are available at Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom for in house consumption and to go. See a full list of offerings HERE.

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Audio editing, mix and mastering: Esben Willems / Studio Berserk

Music by: Sam Cangelosi

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