Nearly two decades ago, long before the harmonious partnership of beer at the dinner table was recognized, Nat Collins and Bill Woodring decided they wanted to host a beer and food festival. Bill recalls, “It …More
On Friday, February 20 Brewers Association (BA) staff members Erin Glass, Julia Herz and Chuck Skypeck traveled to Colorado Springs to attend several events uniting craft brewers from across the Rocky Mountain region. The weekend …More
The Utah Brewers Guild recently convened at Uinta Brewing Co. in Salt Lake City to elect board members and discuss legislative and fundraising opportunities. The Brewers Association’s (BA) Pete Johnson also attended to update guild …More
Idaho Brewers United (IBU) recently conducted their annual Beer Summit in Boise Idaho. President Sheila Francis of Payette Brewing Company partnered with wholesaler Stein Distributing Company who provided meeting space, and several speakers who discussed …More
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
State brewers guilds are non-profit associations that protect and promote the local craft brewing industry. Across the country, these groups are making a difference through organizing events, fighting unfavorable laws and being the collective voice for craft …More
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.