News: Daily Register

Only 1% of American craft breweries operated by African Americans

Columbus Dispatch, 4 Feb. 2021, reports on the opening of a Black craft brewery in central Ohio. One of its owners complains that in Black neighborhoods beer is “crap” and not craft. The craft brewery organization in Ohio attempts to recruit minorities and women to the craft industry. Nationally, only 1% of craft breweries are owned by African Americans.