CASASC Education & Community Awareness Manager Carlia Schwab (left) and CASASC Communications & Administration Manager Sarah Maetche (right) enjoy a pint of Brave Noise at the Troubled Monk taproom on October 29. (Contributed photo)

Troubled Monk creates new beer in support of Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) and Troubled Monk have partnered together to create a beer.

Brave Noise is a global collaboration beer with the idea of “stepping up and speaking out for equity in the beer industry.”

Troubled Monk released Brave Noise Pale Ale on Oct. 28 with a portion of proceeds going to CASASC.

Donations will help support survivors of sexual violence, specifically those who connect with the CASASC 24 hour Sexual Violence text, webchat and phone help line.

“We are happy to be partnering with Troubled Monk, one of our local businesses, and be connected to the global Brave Noise initiative and their advocacy for safe places and inclusive environments for women, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals,” said CASASC education and community awareness manager Carlia Schwab.

Brave Noise is also connecting with CASASC’s newest campaign – Only Yes Means Yes (OYMY).

“Troubled Monk’s Brave Noise Pale Ale connects central Albertans with our OYMY consent campaign that changes how we look at and understand consent and focuses on creating a positive consent culture.”

“Brave Noise and OYMY reflect on the same goal – to encourage conversation and give those who have been victimized a safe space to share their story,” according to a release from CASASC.