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.

Recent News

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.

NC Craft Brewers Guild Hosts BrewSchool Webinar

March 20, 2023
The NC Craft Brewers Guild is excited to announce the BrewSchool webinar, which will take place on Monday, March 27th. This event brings together college students and continuing education students who are interested in learning more about the diverse career opportunities available in the craft beer industry, as ...