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California Craft Brewers Association Celebrates 25th Anniversary


Industry pioneers Fritz Maytag, John Martin, and Ken Grossman are inducted into the CA Craft Beer Hall of Fame Santa Rosa, CA – In 1989, a small group of craft brewers set out to form the first state wide association dedicated to the development and protection of the California craft brewing industry. Their early efforts [...]

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Breweries to Sell their Beer at Farmers’ Markets


  AB 2004- Sponsored by CCBA- Enables Beer Manufacturers to Sell Packaged Beer at Local Farmers’ Markets SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 2004 authored by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Arcata) that allows the sale of packaged beer at certified farmers’ markets and allows beer manufacturers the ability to sell beer and wine on [...]

GABF ~ CA Takes Home the Most Medals!


  The Great American Beer Festival presented by the Brewers Association is the largest commercial beer competition in the world. A record 5,507 beers were judged (16 percent more than in 2013) in 90 categories by 222 judges from 10 countries. California was the top medal winner with 46 medals out of 268 medals awarded, [...]