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

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 ...

North Carolina’s Craft Beer Industry Honors Leaders and Legislative Champions

November 09, 2022
NC Craft Brewers Guild announces the recipients of its 2022 Industry Awards. In 2022, three industry awards recipients and two NC legislative champions were recognized, as well as, the NC Brewery of the Year, NC New Brewery of the Year, and category medalists from this year’s NC Brewers Cup competition.