“We’re making a beer called Amplify Black Voices…100% of the proceeds will go to Capital Partners for Education, a DC-based mentoring program,” Hellbender CEO and head brewer Ben Evans tells DCBeer. The beer will be released Sunday, August 9, at the Hellbender Taproom from 3 to 8 PM. You can order online for Sunday afternoon pickup, though call ahead. As of Thursday, August 6, 41 cases had sold through the brewery’s presale. Hellbender is holding 35 cases for door sales on Sunday.
Amplify Black Voices was brewed in collaboration with future doctor Tim Bryson, the Program Director for Student-Athlete Career Development at the University of Maryland. Bryson leant his intelligence and credibility to the project, and local designer Brandon Wilson designed the cans, which feature a black background with Kente cloth design on the letters of Amplify Black Voices.
Bryson writes of the beer:
“We chose the name Amplify Black Voices to both magnify and actively listen to the experien
Source: DC Beer
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