Thank you for your interest in the Massachusetts Brewers Guild!

Massachusetts is home to some of the world’s best craft beer and in 2007, Massachusetts brewers came together to form the Massachusetts Brewers Guild.  The Massachusetts Brewers Guild is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation, organized for the purposes of promoting craft brewing and protecting the interests of craft brewers in Massachusetts.

Membership is open to all Massachusetts breweries licensed by the federal Tax and Trade Bureau and the Commonwealth’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.  There were 34 brewing licenses issued when the Guild formed and currently there are over 115, which includes brewpubs, farm-breweries, and manufacturers.

The elected board of directors is made up of the following brewing industry leaders in the Commonwealth:

Board of Directors
Rob Martin
Ipswich Ale Brewery
Chris Tkach Idle Hands Craft Ales Director- Vice President
Gary Bogoff Berkshire Brewing Company Director
Ned LaFortune Wachusett Brewing Company Director
Steve Sanderson RiverWalk Brewing Company Director
Dan Kenary Harpoon Brewery Director
Bill Russell Buzzards Bay Brewing Company Director
Chris Lohring Notch Brewing Company Director
Drew Brosseau Mayflower Brewing Company Director
Michelle Sullivan Boston Beer Company Director
Committee Chairs
Michelle Sullivan Samuel Adams Government Affairs Committee Chair
Katie Piepiora Boston Beer Company Marketing/Event’s Committee, Co-Chair
Mike Paone Harpoon Brewery Marketing/Event’s Committee, Co-Chair
Betsy Sanderson Riverwalk Brewing Co. Social Committee, Chair


Lindsay Kick Guild Administrator
Warren Dibble Harpoon Brewery Treasurer



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