Courtney Holden wanted to create a beer that would be undeniably intertwined with Black culture. That meant “See Us,” a brown ale infused with the flavors of sweet potato, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and a whisper of vanilla. “It actually does taste like a sweet potato pie,” said the Black queer beer enthusiast. “It tastes like the hug from a aunt you haven’t seen in a long time.” For Midtown resident Alysha January, that meant capturing the essence of her stepfather’s legendary pound cake.
Guinness Brewery teams with Black Marylanders to create specialty beers that fund social justice efforts
April 22, 2021