Bombshell Beer Company

120 Quantum St
Holly Springs, NC 27540

919-823-1933

About Us:

What is a "Bombshell"? One definition is an unexpected surprise! Craft beer is not just for guys! Ellen(middle) has been home brewing for more than a decade. In 2011, Michelle(left) joined Ellen in brewing and the plan for Bombshell began. Jackie(right) joined in the fun and opportunity in 2012.

History tells us that brewing beer was traditionally a woman's job. In fact, the creation of beer is credited to women! The goddess, Ninkasi is recognized for creating the oldest beer recipe in existence, dating back some 3900 years. Until Medieval times, it was the woman's job to brew beer for the household and laws of that time stated that the tools of brewing were solely the woman's property. The role of men in brewing began to grow with the rise of monasteries during the Middle Ages. Until the age of "Enlightenment" and "Industrialization," women represented seventy-eight percent of licensed brewers. From that period on the role of women in brewing declined rapidly, which the founders of Bombshell say in jest, was the downfall of the art of brewing.

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