THE STATE OF SOUTHERN BEER.

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

Taste the State of Southern Beer: Exclusive Tasting Experience

August 06, 2020
The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild is offering an exclusive opportunity for NC beer fans to taste the State of Southern Beer™  through curated virtual events. The inaugural State of Southern Beer™ Sampler tasting experience will take place on August 21, 2020. Attendees can choose from two aw...

FREE Shipping for Guild Member GABF Entries

August 05, 2020
The Guild is coordinating a complimentary shipment of GABF competition beer entries . All current Guild members are encouraged to take advantage of this member benefit. Your entries will be picked up from three regional drop-points, and then consolidated into a single refrigerated shipment to Colorado. D...

Founder of Highland Brewing Wins Brewers Association Recognition Award

July 01, 2020
Highland Brewing Founder, Oscar Wong, receives national recognition for leadership in craft beer. In the 26 years since Wong founded Asheville’s first craft brewery, thereby kicking off the craft beer movement in Asheville, Highland has become the largest native brewery in North Carolina and Asheville clai...