The Montana Brewers Conference, Montana Brewers Association (MBA) fall member meeting, and the MT Brewers Fall Rendezvous festival all took place in Missoula the last weekend of September. The Montana Brewers Conference, hosted by the MBA, …More
- 31 state brewers guilds here in Madison for BA’s 2017 Guilds Leadership Summit!
- In Whitefish talking economic development of beer at Western Governors Conference today.
- Jetting off to D.C. for BA’s June Hill Climb and the always extraordinary SAVOR beer+food pairing gala.
- Road trip north to the Cowboy State for a WY Craft Brewers Guild meeting and fest in Jackson today.
- Off to spend a beautiful weekend in NW Arkansas for an AR Brewers Guild meeting!
- NV Craft Brewers Association member meeting today in Reno with 30+ indie NV breweries.
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In an article written for a local news outlet, West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild President Sam Mauzy reflected on the history of small brewers in the state, and how they’ve grown to make a big impact. More importantly, he emphasized the importance of modernizing laws to fit the the changing business environment. …More
This June, the Brewers Association was invited to serve on a panel at the Western Governors Conference. The meeting is orchestrated annually by the Western Governors Association and brings up to 19 Governors together each year to engage in public …More
In July, I met with the Rhode Island Brewers Guild (RIBG) Board of Directors for a meeting at Coastal Extreme Brewing Co. The RIBG, founded in 2012 and headed by a board of five, represents 14 member …More
Founded in 2003, the Arkansas Brewers Guild (ABG) now has 22 members (out of about 28 total breweries in the state). Every Arkansas state representative has a brewery in their district, which certainly helped the guild …More
On April 11, the Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild celebrated the inaugural guild-sponsored “Louisiana Beer Day” with a visit to the Capitol in Baton Rouge, La. The group spent the day educating officials and advocating for …More
At the close of March, I traveled to my old stomping grounds, Albuquerque N.M. to check in on the New Mexico Brewers Guild (NMBG) and attend their third annual technical conference. Hosted by the local community …More
Breweries are facing increasing competition, pressure, oversight and scrutiny by regulators, suppliers, distributors, and retail accounts. The rapidly evolving beer industry, partnered with a maturing pallet among the beer consumer base, has brought an acute …More
Founded in 1996, the Florida Brewers Guild (FBG) has been a compass for Florida brewers for over two decades. Organized to unite the industry for advocacy and disseminating best practices, FBG continues to elevate brewing …More
On February 3, the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM) gathered in the state capital to advocate for the Maryland Brewery Modernization Act and to launch the 2nd Annual FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. BAM members gave …More