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Join NowBrewery Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Brewery Member of the Michigan Brewers Guild. Michigan breweries can join our organization by:

  1. Meeting the requirements outlined below,
  2. Completing an Application for Brewery Membership, and 
  3. Submitting it along with a copy of your brewing license issued by the state of Michigan.

Requirements for application:

  • Must hold a brewery license issued by the state of Michigan (brewery, microbrewery, or brewpub)
  • Must have had "taxable removals" - meaning you have produced beer on which you have paid, or plan to pay, excise taxes

Additional requirements for membership:

  • Membership subject to waiting / review period of three months from date on which application & copy of brewing license are received
  • Membership subject to brewery visitation by Brewers Guild board member, staff, or board representative
  • Annual Brewery Membership dues = $275 (If membership becomes active after July1, you will be charged half the annual dues)

Benefits include:

  • Listing on our website
  • Inclusion in our annual Great Beer State magazine and fold-out map (a digital version available for your convenience)
  • Ability to participate in 4 annual beer festivals, getting your beer in front of nearly 35,000 people (additional table fees apply)
  • 1 free registration at our annual Winter Conference ($225 value), plus discounted registration for additional attendees
  • Member piece to hang in your brewery (tin tacker)
  • Allowed 1 vote at our Annual Meeting
  • Free refrigerated shipping for GABF and WBC competitions
  • Discounted member pricing on Guild merchandise
  • Opportunity to participate in festival ticket pre-sale
  • Discounts from several Allied Trade member businesses
  • Support of the industry (our efforts in Lansing)

Apply Online Today

Our mailing address: Michigan Brewers Guild • 225 W Washtenaw, Suite C • Lansing, MI 48933

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