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 …More
- Attending the annual Illinois Craft Brewers Guild meeting in Chicago.
- Headed to the MN Craft Brewers Guild 1st annual business & technical conference to share a snapshot of national craft beer trends as it pertains to state guilds. MCBG’s All Pints North beer fest Saturday.
- 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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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 with very unique challenges, and Hawaii had a tough year for craft beer. Total craft …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
The Support Your Local Brewery Pavilion returns to the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in 2013. This area highlights and builds support for the work done by state brewers guilds to protect and promote small and independent breweries.