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Returning to the show is Marcus Baskerville, Co-Founder and Brewer at Weathered Souls Brewing and creator of Black Is Beautiful. We sit down with Marcus and discuss the BIB project, including:
– Marcus ramping up for Craft Brewers Conference before COVID-19 hit.
– High profile civil unrest / social injustice in May and how it made Marcus feel.
– Initial plan for Black is Beautiful beer.
– How Black is Beautiful morphed into a national platform.
– Did Marcus solicit participants for Black is Beautiful?
– Skeptical of participant’s involvement.
– Recipe and label guidelines for participants.
– Stout talk.
– Any negative feedback from the black community?
– Founders Brewing being involved.
– Did Marcus wish certain brewers weren’t involved?
– Feelings on breweries that opted out.
– Impact on Weathered Souls business due to new fame.
And much more!
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• El Segundo Brewing – Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.