Solid growth and a long list of accomplishments highlighted the recent meeting of the New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) at the annual Tap NY event at Hunter Mountain, NY. NYSBA Executive Director Paul Leone …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.
The inaugural New England Brew Summit, hosted by the Maine Brewers Guild, recently took place at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. The event featured workshops and speeches from U.S. Senator Angus King and …More
With a full understanding of the importance state legislators and regulators have for the brewing industry, members of the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (VCBG) recently spent a morning visiting their elected officials to advocate on …More
I recently paid a visit to the Mississippi and Louisiana brewers guilds. Here is the latest from these two states! Mississippi First stop was to join the Mississippi Brewers Guild (MBG) member meeting at Chandeleur Brewing Company in …More
The beginning of December brought about the 2nd annual North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) Technical Conference & Meeting, held in Winston-Salem. Over 400 brewing industry members, including 90 breweries, and an additional 70 breweries …More
In mid-November, Melissa Corbin became the first full-time executive director of the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA)–the craft brewery nonprofit membership organization based in Burlington. The VBA was founded in 1996 to promote and strengthen the culture of …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
Last year, Ohio’s 110 craft brewers produced 1.2+ million barrels of beer. This makes them the forth largest state for overall production, and at 4.7 gallons per adult, tenth for per capita consumption. According to the Brewers Association, the Ohio craft brewing …More
With the October leaves painting the hills, I landed in Missoula earlier this month for the Montana Brewers Association (MBA) Fall Conference. Over two days, Montana brewers came together to network and elevate their knowledge …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.