North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 300 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

NC Breweries to Open in Phase II

May 22, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22,2020 In accordance with new guidance issued by the Governor’s Office, North Carolina's breweries, taprooms, and brewpubs will be able to open at 5:00PM today. We’d like to thank Governor Cooper and his staff for working with the NC Craft Brewers Guild to provide the nee...

Join Breweries Across NC for the #NCBeer Pledge!

May 22, 2020
The #NCBeer Pledge is the craft beer industry’s commitment to the health and safety of our customers and employees. When you see the Pledge you will know that your local taproom is leading the way in promoting the health and safety of our North Carolina communities.

NC Breweries Seek Clarification to Reopen in Phase II

May 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2020 While the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent shut down has devastated the NC craft beer industry, our 328 breweries, taprooms and brewpubs have continued to serve as leaders, working to provide safe and responsible ways for the consuming public to enjoy locally crafted beer. B...