North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 410 breweries and brewpubs. Our mission is to advance the interests of the craft breweries of North Carolina and to promote North Carolina craft beer.

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NC Craft Beer Recognizes 2023 Legislative & Industry Champions

November 21, 2023
The NC Craft Brewers Guild announces the recipients of its 2023 Industry Awards. In 2023, three industry awards recipients and two NC legislative champions were recognized, as well as, NC Brewery of the Year, NC New Brewery of the Year, and category medalists from this year’s NC Brewers Cup competition.

NC Beer Month Starts Now! Explore NC's 420 Breweries this October!

October 01, 2023
NC Beer Month is a time for North Carolinians and tourists alike to explore the craft breweries of our state and savor a pint of finely crafted local beer. From locally malted grains to expertly crafted lagers and ales, North Carolina has gained international recognition for craft beer excellence.

2023 NC Brewers Cup Competition Releases Results

September 06, 2023
2023 marked the 12th anniversary of the NC Brewers Cup competition, administered by the NC Craft Brewers Guild and sponsored by Pro Refrigeration, Inc., Tryon Distributing, and Lowe’s Foods. This year, 873 entries were submitted by 122 independent North Carolina craft breweries, making this the largest com...