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


Eastern Standard Provisions

At Eastern Standard Provisions, we make a truly exceptional soft, warm pretzel. Quality is our cornerstone and our artisanal soft pretzels arehand-made with only all-natural ingredients, and are the perfect stage for our own line of slammin’ dipping sauces.We knead, shape, and roll the dough for every one of our pretzels by hand which serve as a savory vessels for our Maui Onion Mustard, beer-infused Queso Dip, and Zesty Pesto Ranch sauce.
Our executive team has pursued excellence through individual careers in restaurants, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods and have been sounding boards for one another through their decades-old friendships.

Mark Dimond, [email protected]


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


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.

Adam Read, [email protected]


cross benefit solutions

Cross Benefit Solutions is one of the largest Employee Benefits Intermediaries in the country. We offer a wide range of services for our clients in both the Vermont and Maine Brewers Association, including employee enrollment & HR support, insurance guidance, claims analytics, and ACA & DOL Compliance.  CBS is proud to be an Allied Partner of of the Vermont Brewers Association.

Allen Nassif, [email protected], 802-777-3040


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


Ecolab

Brewing for success.  People love beer. Specifically your beer.  And you want tokeep 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.

Mike Squier, [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 whitelabs.com.

Jordan Boinest, [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

 


SILVER PARTNERS


ABS Commercial Brew Systems

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


Ascentium capital

Ben Watts, [email protected] 919-614-0760                        Leading provider of equipment and technology financing solutions


Briess Malt Logo

Breiss Malt & Ingredients Co.

Producing natural speciality ingredients for food and beer

Mike Killelea, [email protected]m, 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

Julian Post, [email protected] 802-448-2831                                  Grows and processes premium hops


Efficiency Vermont

Meghan Chambers, [email protected]                                                            Energy Efficiency Services


Grandstand

Glassware, apparel and promotional items

 


Jamieson Insurance

Jon Jamieson, [email protected]amiesonins.com, 802-496-2080 ext 30.              Independent insurance agency


Performance food service

Jonathan Griffin, [email protected], 802-338-6163. Quality food service and products from national and local suppliers


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


Westrock

Ben Humphrey, [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 https://www.acadiainsurance.com/ 


BMI

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


DWS Associates

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


G&D Chillers

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


Hop & stuff

Hops, fruit, aromatics, cans & specialty brewing ingredients

Zoë Lagasi | [email protected]  |  www.hopandstuff.com/


Macaran Printed Products

Labels & Labeling Equipment Solutions
Brent Zampier, [email protected]
800-752-2800  |  www.macaran.com