Each August in Madison, Wisconsin, adjacent to the Great Taste of the Midwest, 11 state guilds are invited to participate in a regional guild gathering. In 2012 the Wisconsin and Minnesota craft brewers guilds determined that with so many …More
- Joining BA staff in Denver for GABF. Looking forward to discussing state guilds at the Support Your Local Brewery Pavilion.
- Meeting with the leadership of 11 state guilds at the annual Midwest regional guild gathering.
- Hill Climb huge success. Over 250 meetings.
- Just had a guild meeting in AZ tonight at Four Peaks Brewing. Updates coming soon.
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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
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
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.
BA State Brewers Association Coordinator Acacia Coast reports on her recent to Florida for the annual guild meeting.
BA staff members Acacia Coast and Chuck Skypeck recently traveled to Kalamazoo for the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Conference. Acacia provides an update on the trip.
The Washington Brewers Guild recently announced the hiring of their new executive director, Charlie Sullivan.
Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, recently wrapped up her 2013 guild travel. She provides an update on her trips to Ohio, Washington, Oregon, and Vermont.
The California Craft Brewers Association holds two member meetings each year. Brewers Association staff recently attended the second meeting of the year in Davis, California.
In September, the Montana Brewers Association (MBA) held their 5th Annual Montana Brewers Fall Festival, alongside their MBA brewers