Allied Partners

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.

James Sanborn, [email protected]
800-244-9046 – Office  |  207-446-2791 – Cell

Gold partners

Amherst label

Amherst Label continues to grow as a family-owned and operated New Hampshire label printer, with family as our foundation.

Jack Kern, [email protected], 603-673-7849

Country Malt Group

Founded 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 CraftBeer 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.

Patrick Sylvester, [email protected]

Downs Rachlin Martin

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.

Walter Judge, [email protected], 802-846-8326


Brewing for success.  People love beer. Specifically your beer.  And you want to keep it that way.  Protecting your brewery’s brand starts with a sanitary brewhouse.  Partner with the experts at Ecolab to deliver consistent results in every pint, growler and keg.

Katharine Spinner, [email protected]

Victory Packaging

One of the many things Vermont is known for is it’s Craft Brewing Industry.  Victory Packaging, a national packaging distribution company, has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and manufacturers with their packaging needs not only in New England, but across the country.  Victory streamlines the packaging needs of many brewers and helps with their supply chain logistics of cans, ends, PakTechs, corrugated trays and boxes, stretch wrap and everything else packaging wise!  Victory is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA and look forward to helping many of its members with their logistics and supply chain.

Justin Trelegan, [email protected], 774-462-1120

White labs

White Labs, Inc. is an international company headquartered in San Diego, California that provides liquid yeast, fermentation products, services, analysis and education to professionals and enthusiasts alike. With locations around the world, White Labs continues to raise the bar in the art of fermentation, while stretching the limits of science to set new standards in purity and freshness. From the industry’s first pitchable liquid yeast, to a complete revolution in the way it’s propagated and packaged, the White Labs innovative spirit is tireless. For more information on White Labs and its various products and services, please visit

Jacob Hoover, [email protected], 828-301-7724

Yakima Chief Hops

Yakima Chief Hops is a 100% grower-owned global supplier of premium quality hops and uncompromising service.  We’re passionate about providing brewers with the tools and information to do something special. We are hop masters, beer geeks, farmers and families who share a culture of pride, partnership and innovation centered on sustainably produced hop products and brewing solutions from the Pacific Northwest.

Adam Moses, [email protected], 207-405-1081



ABS Commercial Brew Systems

Mickey Fanney, [email protected] 919-400-9087 ext. 1013          Full service brewery and parts outfitter

Briess Malt Logo

Breiss Malt & Ingredients Co.

Producing natural speciality ingredients for food and beer

Mike Killelea, [email protected], 902-522-2951

BSG Craft Brewing

Ben Maushardt, [email protected] 800-374-2739                     Brewing ingredients

brew view

John Gales, [email protected] (802)558-2719             Promote, educate, and celebrate the craft scene in Vermont

Carpenters Motor Transport

Tony Carpenter, [email protected] 802-862-9669                      Freight shipping and trucking company

Champlain Valley Hops

Max Licker, [email protected] 802-448-0525

Champlain Valley Hops (located 30 minutes south of Burlington, Vermont) is the largest hop farm in New England. We grow and produce premium hop pellets (and wet hops during harvest!) for the nation’s growing number of craft brewers. About 98% of US hops are grown in the Pacific Northwest. CVH is passionate about local agriculture and is proud to give brewers out East greater access to local ingredients with unique flavors that represent the region. 

Efficiency Vermont

Meghan Chambers, [email protected]                                                            Energy Efficiency Services


Ben Gibler, [email protected],

Glassware, apparel and promotional items


Jamieson Insurance

Rodney Putnam, [email protected] , 802-496-2080 ext 30.              Independent insurance agency

new york hop guild

Erik Norsen, 607-321-7805, [email protected]

Grower-owned hop merchant based in upstate NY


Vanguard  renewables

Matthew Lillie, [email protected], 508-309-8111

Recycling brewery waste into renewable energy at New England family farms

VHV Company, Inc.

Dick Wilcox, [email protected]  802-861-6181                                               HVAC/R solutions


Weston & Sampson

Michael A. Smith, [email protected], 802-238-6401                                Design, engineering, and environmental services


Ben Bell, [email protected], 802-444-2029

Packaging solutions

Yipes Auto & Graphics

Craig Maines, [email protected] 802 658 5536                                              Auto and Graphics

Bronze Partners

Acadia insurance

Six locations in six states across the Northeast, our teams are positioned locally to help you find the best solutions to your insurance needs. Our employees and agents are just as committed to your communities as you are because they live in the same neighborhoods and frequent the same businesses. Kim Farquhar, [email protected] Cell (207) 318-3887 Office (207) 228-1927 


Licensing for singers, songwriters, and composers
Dan Spears, [email protected]
office: 410 527 1076  cell: 410 804 0837 | 

DWS Associates

Label and Packaging Specialists
Craig Pace, [email protected]
631-707-2487  |


Massachusetts hop farm near the VT border
Liz L’Etoile, [email protected]
413-824-0314 |

G&D Chillers

Manufacturer of brewery chillers
Sarah Grams, [email protected]
office: 800 555 0973  |

Hop & stuff

Hops, fruit, aromatics, cans & specialty brewing ingredients

Dane Kaiser | [email protected]  |

Omega Yeast

High quality, pitch-ready liquid yeast for Probrewers and Homebrewers

Shannon Rhodes | [email protected]  | 972-369-9658 |