Craft for a Cause

The craft beer scene in Tucson has grown at a rapid pace in recent years with breweries popping up all over town. Beer lovers have lots to love these days thanks to the passionate work of local brewers.

Recently though one long-time brewery along with the statewide collective of women brewers showed that they have heart when it comes to giving back to their community.

Barrio Brewing Company recently announced that sales of their commemorative State Bird Double IPA have raised $10,000 for women’s shelters statewide. Most remarkable is the fact that this goal was raised a mere five days after distribution began with the help of Hensley Beverage Company. State Bird was distributed to over 130 bats and breweries statewide.

Tucson shelter, Wings for Women, will receive $3,500 from Barrio Brewing Company with the rest of the funds going to shelters in Phoenix, Flagstaff and Prescott.

Dennis Arnold of Barrio Brewing Company calls the collaboration “craft for a cause.”

What a wonderful way to celebrate Arizona Beer Weekcopperhead.