Each week we get to know someone better who is working in the B.C. craft beer industry.
1. Who are you?
Hi I’m Meghan! My pronouns are she/her. I am a fermentation enthusiast driven by all things sour. My interests in intersectionality, community, justice and our histories are the guiding forces in my life.
2. What do you do?
I’ve been in the industry for close to 5 years and am currently working at Strange Fellows Brewing as an Assistant Manager, Beer Educator and Master of None. My educational background is in the social history of the 20th century. I earned a BA in History at
SFU studying the way people interacted with their rapidly changing world. Most recently I’ve worked as an artist educator teaching produce fermentation to youth.
3. What is your biggest pet peeve about the industry?
I can't think of one that wouldn't piss off a bunch of people!
4. What do you love most about working in the industry?
My favourite thing about the craft beer industry is the collective community of peers and friends I’ve met and worked with.
5. What is your favourite beer right now?
My current favourite beer is Tilquin Gueuze - it’s definitely my desert island beer; Strange Fellows Beldame is a close second as I love a great Pilsner. I was drawn into the industry when I discovered sour beers but I appreciate a well-done, crushable beer especially during the summer.
6. What local charity should we be paying attention to?
My favourite local organization is Vancouver Food Runners. I just began volunteering for them and I love that they divert food waste from local businesses to different folks in need around Vancouver. I suggest everyone downloads the app if you’re looking for a way to help out your fellow Vancouverites in a very easy and streamlined way.
You can follow Meghan on Instagram at @blackvogue.