Maybe there's something in the water. Maybe there's something in the air.
Maybe..... there's something up here in the mountains.
Vermont's brewers are making magic with it.


Allied Partners


In order to advance this already vibrant industry and fortify the Association and its reach, the VBA is offering an Allied Trade Partnership opportunity to businesses that support our thriving industry.  Vermont brewers employ over 1,500 people and contribute nearly $300 million to the Vermont economy.  At the VBA we appreciate all the hard work that goes into making Vermont the premier state for locally produced, world-class beer, but we mustn’t forget the people and businesses who have the potential to support Vermont craft brewers even further!  By becoming an Allied Trade Partner your business will have the opportunity to connect with our brewers, while supporting an organization that on many levels, already supports your businesses. Click here to learn more about becoming a partner.


Platinum Partners

GHM Insurance

GHM Insurance is one of the top insurers of craft breweries in the country insuring more than 150 accounts. Our knowledge of the brewing industry and network of local, regional and national carriers means we can build a comprehensive and competitively priced program for almost any risk.
800-244-9046 – Office
207-446-2791 – Cell


James Sanborn:







CMG Logo BlackFounded in 1996 by the Bechard family, Country Malt Group has grown to be one of the leading providers of quality ingredients and supplies to the Craft Beer Industry. Spanning the United States and Canada, CMG now  has thirteen distribution centers located strategically across North America as well as key partnerships that span the world.

                                                                                                                     Adam Read, Territory Sales Manager,



Gold Partners


The craft brewing industry is one of the most exciting, fastest growing and visible sectors of the Vermont economy. Downs Rachlin Martin has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and retailers protect their brands and their products, and restructure their organizations. DRM is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA.

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Walter Judge


Silver Partners

Weston & Sampson

Michael A. Smith, PE


Jamieson Insurance

Jon Jamieson

802-496-2080 ext 30


Efficiency Vermont

Morgan Hood


Bronze Partners


DWS Associates ~  Label and Packaging Specialists, Craig Pace: / 631-707-2487


Gray Matter Marketing ~ Marketing and Event Management Agency, Matt Gray: / 401-318-2991


Petainer ~ Packaging with Sustainability Built In, Paul Kelly: / 617-967-0878


Peterson Quality Malt ~ Turning Locally Grown Gain into Malt, Andrew Peterson: 802-989-0014