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Bold Missy Brewery

Charlotte’s Bold Missy Brewery was born from the celebration of great Bold Missies. The Bold Missy philosophy was to balance passion and fun with business and growth, reaching out and bringing it in with guests and community, and celebrate life's enjoyment and the people who live life in a bold way. Bold Missy brought you beers that you love, informed and educated you about what you were drinking, and made you smile in the process.

Oral history interview with Carol Waggener (2018)

Let's highlight the women who are the Bold Missies, who have done it their way, and be inspired by them and move it forward in a positive way.

Carol Waggener is the owner, founder, & Head Kegwasher of Bold Missy Brewery.

View the Carol Waggener oral history interview.

Oral history interview with with Carli Smith (2018)

I love our story, and I love our mission. I think one of the things Bold Missy is doing well is we're celebrating women and we are using women on our labels in a tasteful, classy way.

Carli Smith was the Brewmaster & Bonafide Rockstar of Bold Missy Brewery.

View the Carli Smith oral history interview.

Bold Missy Brewery Archive