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.

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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State Brewers Guilds Rally Support at GABF

State guilds work tirelessly to promote and protect their local breweries. At the 2016 Great American Beer Festival, guilds had a chance to educate attendees about the work they do, while offering unique samples from …More

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State Representative Visits NC Brewery

The North Carolina Brewers Guild recently organized a visit from the presiding officer of the North Carolina House of Representatives at Triple C Brewing Co. in Charlotte. On September 14, Speaker of the House Tim Moore …More

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Guild Leaders Unite for Educational Event

You may be surprised to learn there is an association for associations—an organization that offers resources to the small but mighty nonprofits around the globe. ASAE, the Center for Association Leadership, affirms, “Associations make 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.