Folly Brewpub Announces Launch Date for International Women’s Collaborative Brew Day Beer


TORONTO, ON – Folly Brewpub has announced the release date and details for a beer that was brewed on March 8th in honour of International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day.

The Bechdel Brett – named in honour of American cartoonist and feminist activist Alison Bechdel – is a 6.2% abv wild ale brewed with a Brettanomyces Claussenii yeast strain and hopped with Calypso and Cascade hops.

The beer was brewed by a group of women – led by Folly brewer Christina Coady (pictured) – that included “novices, homebrewers, brewing students, and more.”

The Bechdel Brett will be launched at Folly on Saturday April 16th at 1:00 PM, and it will remain on draught while supplies last, with proceeds from the launch to be donated to the Working Women Community Centre.

A portion of the beer has also been bottled and will be available in Folly’s bottle shop, which is expected to open soon.

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