Woman Named Beer Barred from New Zealand Brewing Competition Because She’s Female

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QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – Despite being named Beer, and making her own brew, a New Zealand woman has been prohibited from entering a home-brew beer contest because she’s not a man.

Rachel Beer, who makes a brew named “Beer’s Beer,” was shocked to be told a home-brew competition at an A&P show — an event which combines agricultural and entertainment events — on Saturday was a male-only competition, the New Zealand Herald reported.

Beer was told by the chief steward of the event, held at Lake Hayes in the central South Island near Queenstown, that she could enter her tipple, but it wouldn’t be judged.
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