North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 320 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

Spring #DrinkNCBeer T-Shirts are Now On-Sale!

May 03, 2021
Purchase this spring's #DrinkNCBeer t-shirt, and directly support the Guild's work to help sustain North Carolina's vibrant independent craft beer industry. Wear the shirt and show everyone your appreciation for the "State of Southern Beer™", as well as your support for local community breweries.

Shannon Taylor Joins the Team at the NC Craft Brewers Guild

April 12, 2021
On Monday, April 12th, the NC Craft Brewers Guild welcomes Shannon Taylor as our new Events & Allied Programs Manger.

Initial Judging Round Winners Selected in the #NCBeer Label Insanity Competition

March 29, 2021
North Carolina breweries have some of the most innovative label art in the world. To showcase this creativity, the NC Craft Brewers Guild is hosting the first annual #NCBeer Label Insanity Competition! Presented by Wright Creative Branding & Labels,  SeaThirst Creative, and Hop Culture, this two-part co...