The California Craft Brewers Association was established in 1989 and was the first state brewers guild. The organization toasted to 25 years of helping develop and protect California craft breweries at its annual conference, which took place in Santa …More
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.
California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) hosted their largest meeting recently at UC San Diego. Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, was in attendance.
Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, recently attended the California Craft Brewers Association meeting. She provides an update from the in depth meeting that covered everything from legislative successes to trademark issues.
Guild Development remains a high priority to the Brewers Association. Recently, Acacia Coast was in California to attend the CCBA meeting.
The Brewers Association is committed to providing resources to both existing associations and those in the conceptual or formative stages. Our staff attend 20-30 guild meetings a year to share information and gather best practices from a national perspective. The Brewers Association also assists state association efforts to fight state excise tax increase proposals and support pro-craft legislative initiatives.