Brewgooder and Brooklyn Brewery launch sustainable beer

Brewgooder have collaborated with Brooklyn Brewery to create a sustainable beer using West Africal ‘super-grain’ fonio.

One of Africa’s oldest cereals, fonio is able to grow in nutrient-poor soil and as such the production process does not need to use damaging fertilisers or pesticides.

Sales from the sustainable beer – which is a s session IPA – will go towards The Brewgooder Foundation, where they will “positively impact the lives of fonio farmers throughout West Africa by enabling clean water piped systems to the area, thus empowering local communities where fonio farming is prevalent.”

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B-Corp certified Brewgooder hopes that its new drink “inspires brewers across the globe to try out the fonio grain in their brews, making brewery supply chains more inclusive and less carbon intensive.”

Co-founder Alan Mahon said: “When we first started brewing, I’m not sure I would have believed it if someone said we would one day collaborate with Brooklyn Brewery!

“To work with them on a collaboration that is not only the UK’s first ever ‘at scale’ fonio grain beer but also a product that empowers communities, and also gathers learnings for more sustainable brewing, is something very special to the entire Brewgooder team.”

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