Last week I was in California for the California Craft Brewers Association’s (CCBA) Bi-Annual Conference. It was a fantastic event that offered me the opportunity to see our industry from the perspective of one of …More
Activities, news and announcements from America’s state and regional brewers guilds as the work to promote local beer and fight for favorable laws and lower excise tax rates.
In mid-April, California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) hosted their Spring Conference in Long Beach, bringing together over 450 craft brewers and industry members for three days of networking and education. California is often considered a bell-weather …More
The California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) announced the return of the Craft Beer Summit, scheduled to take place September 8-9 at the Sacramento Convention Center. This event is two days of education and tastings for brewers, distributors, retailers, …More
As the birthplace of craft brewing and home to the first state brewers association, California is a bellwether for the U.S. craft brewing industry. As is the case across the country, California breweries are growing in …More
The California Craft Brewers Association has announced the launch of the California Craft Beer Summit and Brewers Showcase to connect California’s thriving craft brewing industry to beer enthusiasts across the state. This first-of-its-kind event will …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
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.