Third-Party Resources, Opportunities, & News

This page is designed as a place to hold timely updates, resources, news items, and opportunities the Guild has heard about from the Brewers Association, industry partners, Allied Trade Guild members, and other non-MNCBG entities. Please note that these are all offered by third parties and each item is not vetted or endorsed by the Guild.

For long-standing resources on specific topics, see our Member Resources page.

Current News & Opportunities

Educational Opportunity
Hop & Brew School: Great Taste of the Midwest
MNCBG Allied Member Briess Malt is co-hosting this educational session the day before the Great Taste of the Midwest. It will be held August 11 at Delta Beer Lab in Madison, WI. Tickets are limited.  Learn More & Register Here.

Competition Opportunity
Great International Beer, Cider, Mead & Sake Competition: This is a competition for commercially-produced beverages; it’s not a public event, festival, or homebrew competition. Judging categories include beer, cider, mead, sake, RTD cocktails (malt- & spirits-based), NA beers, hard kombuchas & hard seltzers. Deadline for entry forms is October 15, 2023. For details, visit