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

Got a Medal Winning Beer? Enter the NC Brewers Cup.

August 30, 2018
Registration is now open for the NC Brewers Cup, the official beer competition of the North Carolina State Fair and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild! Commercial brewers are invited to participate in this BJCP sanctioned beer competition, sponsored by Pro Refrigeration, Inc.

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...

North Carolina's Craft Breweries