North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 260 breweries and brewpubs. Our mission is to advance the interests of the craft breweries of North Carolina and to promote North Carolina craft beer.

Recent News

Now Hiring: Executive Director

July 20, 2018
The NC Craft Brewers Guild is hiring an Executive Director! Do you have marketing and communications skills for days? Do you love to manage people, organize events, and raise money? Is a committee hearing at the North Carolina General Assembly your idea of a great time? Are you passionate about promoting o...

2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship Results!

July 09, 2018
Amidst the craziness that is the World Cup, the results for the U.S. Open Beer Championship were announced. North Carolina commercial breweries brought home twenty-six medals and David Byer, a North Carolina based home-brewer, won a silver for his American Stout. Click through for a complete list of NC winne...

NCBeer Heads to the UK

July 05, 2018
In partnership with the NC Department of Agriculture, the NC Craft Brewers Guild had the opportunity to showcase great NC beer at this year's Imbibe Live trade expo held in London, England. North Carolina companies, Aviator Brewing Company and 3rd Rock Brewing Company, sampled their product to interested attend...

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