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California Craft Beer on Tap for Farmers Markets


California Craft Brewers Association Applauds Governor Brown for Signing AB 774 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) – Tom McCormick, executive director of the California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA), issued the following statement today in response to Governor Jerry Brown signing Assembly Bill 774, authored by Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) and sponsored by the […]

Beer, Water & the Drought – Part I


This is the first in a two part series on how the drought may impact the California craft brewing industry from the Executive Director of the California Craft Brewers Association, Tom McCormick. In summer 2014, after three years of below average precipitation here in the Golden State, very few craft breweries felt the impact of […]

CA Assembly Select Committee Holds First Informational Hearing on California Craft Beer


The Select Committee on Craft Brewing and Distilling (Levine, Chair) held an informational public hearing at the State Capitol last week focusing on the California craft brewing industry. Testifying in front of the committee was Tom McCormick, executive director of the CCBA who spoke on the history of the state’s craft brewing industry, current state […]