#ProductBeer was launched after interviewing 20 product people 1–1 on their challenges and what a community group might be able to help with. We wanted to avoid the lessons learnt in other communities and keep the group small with a focus on meaningful dialogue.
The first session was at Good Beer Company in August 2015.
Bonus background : the inspiration of the meetup name came from our history of staying after meetups to have beer (hence wanting to bring it forward) and also finding we didn’t fit into Product Tank’s community approach.
In hindsight, #beer as part of group name is silly. Glad we were not an open group ! We would soon rename to #ProductBeer but I sense a rename coming up soon. (Hint : name of this publication)