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Black History Month honoree and CEO & Founder of the Harlem Brewing Company Celeste Beatty turned her hobby of making beer in her apartment into a thriving and successful business.READ MORE: Retired FDNY Firefighter Suffering From 9/11-Related Illness In Need Of Lifesaving Bone Marrow Transplant
“It really grew from a hobby that became a passion, then I got feedback from the community and friends, and I just fell in love with the industry,” she told 1010 WINS’ Larry Mullins.Harlem Man Arrested After Allegedly Punching Woman, Striking 5-Year-Old Child
Manufactured in Saratoga, her craft beer is sold in such stores as Walmart, Fairway Market, Whole Foods and local restaurants.
Beatty’s hoping to build a permanent home on 134th Street in Harlem that will include educational tours on the science of beer making.
“Craft beer is amazing because so many different people can now touch it, because it’s in the community,” she said. “What Harlem Brewing Company brings to craft beer is a way for a broader audience of African Americans, Hispanics, other cultures can be a part of this, all types of different people.”MORE NEWS: New York Judge Suspends Father's Visitation Rights With Daughter Unless He Gets COVID Vaccine Or Subjects To Weekly Testing
To learn more about Harlem Brewing Company and Beatty, visit the website.