The ‘Good Beer Doing Good’ Box
The ‘Good Beer Doing Good’ Box from Beer Bods, celebrates breweries that are “making the world a slightly better place”.
The box contains 12 beers from breweries which run schemes to employ people who have been to prison, to sustainable breweries.
Some of the beers include:
Tap Social Movement create employment opportunities for people when they come out of prison.
People Like Us is a brewing company run by autistic adults. Just 16% of autistic adults in the UK are in full-time paid employment, despite the vast majority saying they want to work.
All of Stroud Brewery‘s beers are organic and their standout policy is to never supply any supermarket chains which “with remote shareholders have primarily an economic interest which draws on social and environmental capital”.
Wild Card Brewery – Jaega Wise was convinced to quit her job as a city trader and use her Chemical Engineering degree to bring a bit of scientific rigour to the brewing process. She has since become the poster girl for female brewers all over the world.
Toast Ale beer is brewed with unsold loaves from bakeries and unused crusts from sandwich makers. All of their profits go to Feedback, an environmental charity campaigning to end food waste.
BrewGooder have made it their mission to provide 1 million people with clean drinking water by using 100% of their profits from a selling a lager brewed at Brewdog’s Ellon HQ, to fund clean water projects in developing countries.
Good Things Brewing are building a new brewery from the ground up to be fully sustainable; from water to power, waste to distribution. They will be completely off-grid from the word go. “Ultimately, our end goal is to make the most sustainable beer in the world, from grain to glass and everything in between”.
The subscription site has a new beer each week and subscribers are emailed with the beer’s backstory and can take part in a live tasting discussion online with other subscribers.