North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 380 breweries and brewpubs. Our mission is to advance the interests of the craft breweries of North Carolina and to promote North Carolina craft beer.

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NC Beer Month Starts Now! Explore NC's 420 Breweries this October!

October 01, 2023
NC Beer Month is a time for North Carolinians and tourists alike to explore the craft breweries of our state and savor a pint of finely crafted local beer. From locally malted grains to expertly crafted lagers and ales, North Carolina has gained international recognition for craft beer excellence.

2023 NC Brewers Cup Competition Releases Results

September 06, 2023
2023 marked the 12th anniversary of the NC Brewers Cup competition, administered by the NC Craft Brewers Guild and sponsored by Pro Refrigeration, Inc., Tryon Distributing, and Lowe’s Foods. This year, 873 entries were submitted by 122 independent North Carolina craft breweries, making this the largest com...

North Carolina Wins Big at the 2023 World Beer Cup Awards

May 11, 2023
Out of 307 medals awarded, North Carolina’s breweries brought home 13 World Beer Cup awards last night, and tied for 5th place with Washington State among top states by medal count.