For Minnesota breweries and brewpubs with a majority interest in a brewing facility, has a TTB Brewer’s Notice, and are producing beer for customers. Benefits listed below.


For industry retailers, suppliers, distributors, and those who provide products, professional services, travel/tourism, etc.

Breweries in Planning: Join using the Allied Trade Member application below!

Non-Beer Beverage Producers: Open to independent licensed non-beer beverage manufacturers throughout the state of Minnesota (i.e. Cider, Mead, Kombucha, N/A products, etc.).


As a new brewery in Minnesota, we would love to have you as a member of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. Annual membership dues are $175 for the first year and $350 in subsequent years.
Benefits of Brewery membership include:

  • Brewery listing on MNCBG website and website map
  • Invitation to all MNCBG regular meetings
  • Guaranteed spots at Winterfest, All Pints North, and Autumn Brew Review festivals and access to festival tickets after on-sales
  • Listing in the MNCBG annual map brochure (distributed statewide)
  • Access to the Guild’s Brewery Member-only socials
  • Automatic enrollment in the Guild’s Regional Subcommittees for hyper-local educational and networking activities
  • Potential access to MNCBG PR and media efforts
  • MNCBG social media exposure
  • Potential “member spotlight” informational listing/newsletter content
  • MNCBG State Fair pavilion exposure/involvement
  • Transport of competition beers to Great American Beer Festival
  • Access to the Guild’s member-only Facebook page
  • Direct access to our Allied Trade members who specialize in various aspects of our industry and can help you grow your business


Starting a brewery is unlike starting a lot of other small businesses, but the MNCBG wants to try to help make it a little bit easier. Joining as a Brewery in Planning for just $100 gives you access to:

  • Listing on MNCBG website
  • Invitation to all MNCBG workshops and educational offerings
  • Direct connections and contact information for the Guild’s Allied Trade members
  • Invitation to two all-member mixers (April & December)
  • Discounted tickets for Winterfest, All Pints North, and Autumn Brew Review festivals
  • Potential access to MNCBG PR and media efforts as you launch your brewery
  • MNCBG social media exposure


This level of membership is open to businesses or individuals that do business with Guild Member Breweries and/or have been shown to support the mission of the guild. This includes Suppliers, Professional Services, Distributors, Travel/Tourism, and Event /Marketing Services Benefits of Allied Trade membership include:

  • A show of support/commitment to support the Minnesota craft brewing industry,
    education and marketing programs, scholarships for brewery staff, etc.
  • License to use Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild and Brewed in Minnesota
    trademark/logos (within usage standards) on website, promotional materials,
    advertising, social media, etc.
  • Listing with website link on MNCBG website:
  • Access to discounted MNCBG festival tickets after sell-outs
  • First access to all MNCBG sponsorship and advertising opportunities
  • First access to monthly emails, “Allied Corner” special section
  • Potential access to MNCBG public relations and earned media efforts
  • Potential inclusion in quarterly member e-newsletter
  • Invitation to two Member Mixer events (April and December)



Open to independent licensed non-beer beverage manufacturers  throughout the state of Minnesota (i.e. Cider, Mead, Kombucha, N/A products, etc.).

  • Right to pour at all MNCBG festivals (Winterfest, All Pints North, Autumn Brew Review; LIMITED BOOTHS AVAILABLE)
  • Listing and link on MNCBG website under “Allied Trade Members”
  • Subscription to e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to attend two all-member meetings annually
  • Discounted tickets to special events & annual MN Brewers Conference
  • No voting privileges