North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 370 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’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.

2022 NC Brewers Cup Competition Results

September 27, 2022
2022 marked the 11th anniversary of the NC Brewers Cup competition. This year, 889 entries were submitted by 118 independent North Carolina craft breweries, making this the largest competition to date, and the single largest state-wide commercial competition in the Southeast.

NC Craft Brewers Guild Announces Lowes Foods “Official Grocer of NC Beer”

August 08, 2022
The NC Craft Brewers Guild is thrilled to announce that Lowes Foods will be the “Official Grocer of NC Beer.”