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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2013 Guild Year in Review 0

We covered the information below in a recent newsletter to our membership, but we thought it would be good to post it on the Guild website as well. Especially as we have so many new North Carolina breweries! If you’re not yet receiving the NC Craft Brewers Guild newsletter, it may be because you’re not […]

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NC Craft Brewers Guild names new Executive Director 1

After a long search with some great candidates, we are pleased to announce Margo Knight Metzger as our new Executive Director. Margo officially begins her new role on January 2, 2014.  She’ll work with the eight-member board on policy matters and promotional opportunities as the Guild seeks to promote and protect the interests of North […]

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Gear up for the North Carolina Brewers’ Cup 0

Now in its second year, the North Carolina Brewers’ Cup showcases the best in North Carolina professional and homebrewed beer and features it all at the amazing N.C. State Fair, October 17 – 27 in Raleigh. The competition has made a few improvements and adjustments this year: the number of beer categories has expanded from […]

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