Past Presentations and Events

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Brewers, Bootleggers, and Bosses: Women in San Diego Brewing History. Rancho Bernardo Historical Society (Rancho Bernardo) (May 14, 2022)

History of Beer in America: Our Impact on Beer and Its Impact on Us [slides and YouTube recording] Society of Barley Engineers, Vista, CA (July 7, 2021) 

San Diego Beer History, CSUSM Staff Lunch and Learn (March 10, 2020)

History of Beer: Los Angeles Edition [Mujeres Brew Club meeting at Border X Brewing] Bell, CA (January 18, 2020)

History of Beer: San Diego Edition [Mujeres Brew Club/Border X Brewing] San Diego, CA (January 6, 2020)

More Than a Barmaid: Women in San Diego Brewing History [Faculty Colloquium] CSUSM  (October 16, 2019)

History of Oktoberfest, Burning Beard Brewing [History of Beer Lecture Series], La Mesa, CA (September 25, 2019) 

Hazy Ain't Lazy [Beer History Lecture Series, moderator with introduction to history of hazy style beer] Burning Beard Brewing, La Mesa, CA (June 26, 2019)

A Taster of Beer History [Mujeres Brew Club/Border X Brewing] San Diego, CA (May 6, 2020)

Smart, Mean, and Ready to Brew: Women in San Diego Beer History [Beer History Lecture Series] Burning Beard Brewing, La Mesa, CA (March 2, 2019)

How Did We Get Here? Brewing from the Colonies to San Diego [QUAFF Homebrew Club Meeting keynote speaker] Karl Strauss Brewing, San Diego, CA (August 28, 2018)

Women in Beer [Discussion panelist], Southern California Homebrew Festival, Vail Lake, CA (May 5, 2018)

Pint Sized Lecture Series on Beer History [Lectures and panel moderator] Longship Brewing, San Diego, CA (March 22, April 5, April 19 and May 5, 2018) 

Wort, Women and War: Early San Diego’s Beer Industry [Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Creative Activity] CSUSM (October 23, 2017)

Wort, Women and War: Early San Diego’s Beer Industry [Exhibit table and lecture during grand opening] Ebullition Brew Works, Vista, CA (October 14, 2017)

Applying Genealogical Research Tools to Women in San Diego’s Brewing Industry [panelist] Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA (April 14, 2017)


Glass Half Full and the Brewchive® [Interview by Beth Demmon for San Diego Brewers Guild Instagram podcast.] (2020, July 8)

Cheers! North County Podcast "Episode 7 - Judith Downie,  Beerchive" (June, 2020)

I Like Beer: The Podcast "Virtual Field Trip: The Brewchive" (June, 2020)

San Diego Beer History Podcast [Indie Beer Show] Latchkey Brewing (August 14, 2019) 

San Diego Magazine Happy Half Hour [podcast] (January 31, 2018) 

Information Tables/Events

Rooted in Nature Beer Festival (Wildomar, CA October 16, 2021)

Mission Valley Beer Fest – Border X Brewing/Mujeres booth (February 29, 2020)

San Diego ArchivesCrawl [Exhibit table for CSUSM Special Collections] Balboa Park, San Diego History Center (October 5, 2019)

CSUSM/San Diego Brewers Guild BeerCon [Outreach table] San Marcos, CA (August 13, 2019)

Vines & Vittles Community Festival [Outreach table] Rancho Bernardo, CA (July 14, 2019)

Rooted in Nature Inaugural Beer Festival [Outreach table] Wildomar, CA (May 18, 2019)

Stone Brewing 22nd Anniversary Invitational [Outreach table] CSUSM (July 17-18, 2018)

Meading in the Garden [Outreach table] Vista, CA (April 7, 2018)

Business of Craft Beer Economic Summit Report [Outreach table], CSUSM (October 25, 2017)

Stone Brewing 21st Anniversary Invitational [Launch of Brewchive® with outreach table] CSUSM (July 18-19, 2017)