Acacia Coast, the Brewers Association's State Guild Coordinator, recently attended a meeting with the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. Here she provides an update on craft beer in the Lone Star State.
Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, attends the Michigan Brewers Guild's Annual Winter Conference in Kalamazoo. Here she provides an update on this Midwestern State's flourishing guild.
Recently, Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, traveled to Louisiana and Mississippi. She provides an update of the challenges craft breweries face and how the guilds are working to address these concerns.
Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, recently attended the Oregon Brewers Guild annual meeting. Acacia provides an update from that meeting, including topics ranging from festivals to government affairs.
Brewers Association staff, Acacia Coast and Pete Johnson, recently attended the Colorado Brewers Guild meeting. Organized by the Guild's Executive Director, this meeting brought together brewery members from across the State of Colorado to discuss iss
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.
With a pavilion dedicated to state guilds and a national guilds gathering, the Great American Beer Festival helped these state brewers associations build support for breweries at a local level.
Four state brewers guilds recently united at the Great Taste of the Midwest. Representatives from the MN, WI, IA, and IN Craft Brewers Guilds provided updates, exchanged ideas, and proposed suggestions for best practices in the first ever regional guild
Acacia Coast, State Brewers Association Coordinator, provides and update on the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild
With some states struggling to maintain their fledgling brewers guilds and several others with no guild at all, Michigan Brewers Guild stands as an example of a well-founded and flourishing organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the local brew
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.