Guild Activities

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.

Massachusetts Brewers Guild Marks Ten Years

The Massachusetts Brewers Guild (MBG) marked its 10th anniversary at their 2017 annual meeting, hosting a record-breaking number of attendees with more than 160 brewers and allied trade participating in the half day event. Held at …More

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Guild Organizes 100 Meetings at Maryland State Capital

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

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Wisconsin Brewers Guild Sets Course for 2017

The Wisconsin Brewers Guild recently held their final quarterly member meeting of 2016 in Milwaukee, recapping what was a solid year for the guild and outlining a robust agenda for 2017. The first order of business …More

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Vermont Breweries Gather for Annual Meeting

This fall, the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA) gathered together with over 80 brewery representatives from more than 30 breweries, as well as a handful of sponsors and partners, at the Trapp Family Lodge in the …More

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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.

If your guild has a useful resource to share or needs support please contact Acacia Coast or Pete Johnson.