Core Values and Beliefs

At the Brewers Association we believe in:

Promoting Independence

Promoting and celebrating the small, independent, traditional and innovative culture of American craft brewers.

Industry Defense

Vigorously defending our industry and providing craft brewers with a unified voice.

Transparency

Fostering transparency within our own organization.

Responsible Enjoyment

Supporting and encouraging the responsible enjoyment of beer.

Stewardship

Providing stewardship for 10,000 years of brewing history.

Industry Education

Educating brewers and consumers about the diversity, flavor and quality of beer. Improving the economic health of American craft brewers.

Community

Working to build a collegial community of craft brewers, homebrewers and beer enthusiasts.

Regulation

Promoting ethical and legal trade practices.

Collaboration

Building relationships and collaborating with our industry partners.

Diversity

Fostering a diverse community within the craft brewing universe.

Safety

Valuing safety and a culture required to support it.

Unity

Promoting unity among craft brewers and recognizing that we are stronger together.