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From Charitable Watering Holes to Community Craft Ciders

By: Tiana Reid - Published: Jan 13, 2013
These beer-focused social enterprises take their drinks seriously. There are bars that donate profits to development programs in less-industrialized countries, ethical food stores that stock fair trade and organic beverages and brewing companies that create cider that benefits the community. SABMiller is a corporation that has created its own social enterprise, Impala LAger, that focuses on farmer empowerment in Mozambique through its brewing practices that uses cassava as its mainstay ingredient.

One of the features you shouldn't try to sip. Ann-Made is a jewelry company that uses old beer cans to create industrial meets boho accessories that is both environmentally friendly and supports local charities.

Add a little social benefit to your brew with these beer-focused social enterprises.