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Brewery 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.

Once your application has been submitted, your brewery will enter into a required 3-month processing period while our staff reviews your documentation and visits your brewery. Pending approval by the board, your Brewery Membership will then become active 3 months after the date upon which you submitted your application.

Member Benefits:

  • Ability to participate in our 5 annual beer festivals (additional table fees apply)
  • 1 discounted registration for our annual Winter Conference & Trade Show ($200 value), plus discounted registration for additional attendees
  • Inclusion in our annual Great Beer State magazine 
  • Listing & link on our website and digital brewery map
  • Free refrigerated shipping for GABF and WBC competition samples
  • Member piece to hang in your taproom (tin tacker)
  • 1 vote at our Annual Membership Meeting
  • Discounts from several Allied Trade member businesses
  • Support of the industry through MBG efforts in Lansing


1) A brewery license issued by the state of Michigan
2) Taxable removals*
3) Annual dues - Based on production, starting at $275. Your first year's dues are prorated based on when you become a member. 

*You have produced beer on which you have paid, or plan to pay, excise taxes

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