Craft Beer Has Carolina on its Mind 0

“North Carolina is the hottest emerging state for craft beer right now,” said Marc Levit, associate at the Demeter Group. Read on for more NC kudos in this CNBC piece.

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Guild to Host Tech Session on Quality: Brew Smart AVL 0

We’ve rounded up some of the industry’s best and brightest to lead sessions at our second BREW SMART: Focus on Quality. Here’s the full schedule: Monday, June 9, 2014 2 PM: Optional Tour of AB Tech’s Lab 3:30 PM:  Check-in/Welcome 4:15 PM: Off-Flavors in the Brewing Process; Speakers: Eric Jorgenson of Highland Brewing and Erik Lars Myers of Mystery Brewing 5:15 […]

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Guild Launches New Enthusiast Membership 3

The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild is excited to announce its new Pint Hound membership. Craft beer enthusiasts like you inspire NC brewers to be the best they can be. Your quest to sniff out the latest, greatest craft beer keeps the fires of creativity burning. Find out more at www.ncbeer.org/pinthound.

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NC Beer Wins Big at World Beer Cup 0

North Carolina breweries brought home some impressive hardware from the World Beer Cup held recently in Denver. Eight N.C. breweries were awarded medals: Charlotte’s NoDa Brewing Co. won a gold medal for its Hop, Drop ‘N Roll IPA in the contest’s largest and toughest category. Also winning gold were White Street Brewing in Wake Forest, Outer Banks Brewing […]

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NC Beer Month Featured in Our State Magazine 0

Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam Brewery believes there are (at least) six reasons to support North Carolina Beer Month. Grab a local beer and see if you agree. It feels like North Carolina Beer Month has been around forever, but the April celebration of craft beer in the Old North State kicked off just last year. The […]

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Brewers Guild Hosts Successful Media Event 0

The NC Craft Brewers Guild hosted a special event for media on March 11 at Natty Greene’s in downtown Raleigh. Eighteen guild member breweries hosted nearly 40 journalists, editors, producers, and television crews. Media guests met brewers and owners first-hand, and uncovered many unique story ideas while also sampling some of the state’s finest brews. Media outlets […]

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Governor Proclaims April “NC Beer Month” 0

Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed April 2014 as North Carolina Beer Month in recognition of the state’s thriving craft beer industry. North Carolina is home to 100 breweries and counting from mountains to coast. The industry provides jobs to 10,000 North Carolinians and has an annual economic impact of nearly $800 million for the state. […]

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Guild’s First Brew Smart Session a Big Success 1

More than sixty members of North Carolina’s craft beer industry gathered over the weekend at Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough for the Guild’s very first educational session: Brew Smart: How to Grow a North Carolina Brewery. The two-day session featured experts who spoke on many aspects of the beer business, including legal issues, quality, packaging, hops […]

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Brew SMART: Growing a Small Brewery 0

When the current board of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild first considered hosting technical sessions, we were all very excited. What an opportunity! To be able to share expertise from one brewer to another… it normally only happens in small moments: during beer festivals, when someone happens to be traveling across the state, or […]

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Hello from your new Executive Director! 1

A Toast to 2014 I’m not usually one for making New Year’s resolutions, but I’ll make an exception in this case. As I embark on a heady journey as the Guild’s new executive director, I’d like to share my beer-related hopes and dreams for the new year. I resolve to: Spread the good word, all […]

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