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.

California Craft Beer Summit Returns September 8-9

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

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Montana Brewers Progress Despite Challenges

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

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Ten Guilds Gather for Annual Midwest Meeting

Each August in Madison, Wis., the guilds from the 11 states that participate in the Great Taste of the Midwest festival are invited to join a regional gathering. This was the fourth year for this meeting. The gathering began when Wisconsin …More

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Oklahoma Advances Second Small Brewer Advocacy Group

At a recent meeting of the Oklahoma Craft Brewers Guild, a second organization advocating on behalf of the state’s small brewers was further solidified. Once formally organized, the Craft Brewers Association of Oklahoma will act …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.