Founded in 1997, the San Diego Brewers Guild brings allied brewery members, tradespeople, and other providers supporting the production and distribution of craft beer together. Since its founding, SDBG’s mission has been to promote local small businesses and entrepreneurs of craft beer via education, events, and community involvement.
Brewing Organization Membership
Benefits: Voting Member Member Meetings & Events Electronic Member Mailings Up-to-date Industry News Tap Into Knowledge Educational Training & Seminars Publishing Access to sdbeer.com Publishing Access to SD Beer Job Board Access to Industry Data & Reports Member Directory Listing Event Participation Opportunities Marketing Opportunities
Eligibility: Brews at a facility and holds a valid ABC License in San Diego County Produces less than three million barrels of beer per year Not owned 25% or more, directly or indirectly, or controlled by another brewing organization At least 50% of member's volume of alcoholic beverage production must be marketed and sold as "beer"
Annual Membership Dues: Production under 2,000 bbls last calendar year: $300 Production 2,000-10,000 bbls last calendar year: $375 Production over 10,000 bbls last calendar year: $600
Eligibility: Provider of services or seller of goods or supplies to the brewing industry Allied industry, including but not limited to cider, hard seltzer, flavored malt beverages, meads, kombucha or non-alcoholic beer Brewery associations and/or brew clubs
Benefits: Event Participation Opportunities Member Events and Meetings Marketing Opportunities Sponsorship Opportunities Publishing access to sdbeer.com Tap Into Knowledge Education Seminars Member Directory Listing
Eligibility: Individual who is active in the brewing industry in San Diego County Benefits: Member Directory Listing Tap Into Knowledge Educational Seminars Member Meetings and Events Member E-Mailing List Up-to-date Industry News Annual Membership Dues: $25
Important notes regarding your membership application:
The Board of Directors will review your application. Please allow three to four weeks from the time of submitting your application until it has been approved. In the event that additional information is required to process your application, additional time may be required.
Organizational applicant will be invoiced for dues after their application is approved by the Board of Directors.
Dues may be paid via credit card or check. Payment details are provided on the dues invoice.
Once your membership application is approved and dues are paid, you will be notified via email and granted access to all members-only benefits.