Acacia Coast

Acacia began her career with the Center for Creative Leadership, a world-renowned non-profit executive leadership and research organization. Currently, Acacia works with the BA's government affairs team as the state brewers associations coordinator, traveling the nation in support of America’s craft brewers guilds.

  1. Joining BA staff in Denver for GABF. Looking forward to discussing state guilds at the Support Your Local Brewery Pavilion.
  2. Meeting with the leadership of 11 state guilds at the annual Midwest regional guild gathering.
  3. Hill Climb huge success. Over 250 meetings.
  4. Just had a guild meeting in AZ tonight at Four Peaks Brewing. Updates coming soon.

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Idaho Brewers Convene at State Guild Meeting in Idaho Falls

Two years ago, I met with Idaho brewing community in Idaho Falls to rally the state and support their formal organization. Fast forward to 2014, Idaho Brewers United (IBU) is now formally official. Though it took the IRS a full year, IBU has finally received word back their 501(c)6 status …More

Hawaiian Brewers Gather

I traveled to Maui to meet with the Hawaiian Craft Brewers Guild (HCBG) this May. Though the Hawaiian brewers have been working hard to grow the presence of craft beer in the state, it’s a state …More

Guild Update – Utah Brewers Guild

State Brewers Association Coordinator Acacia Coast recently visited the Utah Brewers Guild for their annual meeting. Here she provides an update on the guilds progress supporting small brewers in the state and navigating the unfriendly alcohol laws.