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.
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
Amherst Label continues to grow as a family-owned and operated New Hampshire label printer, with family as our foundation.
Jack Kern, J.Kern@amherstlabel.com, 603-673-7849
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]
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, 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.
Jacob Hoover, [email protected], 828-301-7724
Breiss Malt & Ingredients Co.
Mike Killelea, [email protected], 902-522-2951
Producing natural speciality ingredients for food and beer
Tony Carpenter, [email protected] 802-862-9669
Freight shipping and trucking company
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.
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]
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
Meghan Chambers, [email protected]
Energy Efficiency Services
F.W. Webb Company
Sam Fox, [email protected], 802-338-7510
Local industrial steam and process application vendor
gallagher, flynn & company, llp
Mark Beliveau, [email protected], (802) 243-3403
Gallagher Flynn & Company (GFC) is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients in maximizing their opportunities for sustainable and strategic growth. With numerous craft brewers and distillers as clients, we are a knowledgeable and experienced group of business advisors that can assist your enterprise in a variety of ways. Areas of food and beverage expertise include product costing, financing, accounting and taxation, wage and salary guides, outsourced accounting, HR consulting, and transaction advisory services. GFC would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can help your business achieve its goals.
Ben Gibler, [email protected],
Glassware, apparel and promotional items
Rodney Putnam, [email protected] , 802-806-6241
Independent insurance agency
The hop guild
Erik Norsen, 607-321-7805, [email protected]
Hops & Fruit Puree merchant based in Upstate New York; owned by hop growers
Ben Maushardt , 707-889-2243 [email protected]
At Prairie Malt, we believe the quality of grain you start with ultimately determines how balanced and tasteful your finished product will be. That’s why we work with producers in the prairies of Western Canada, home to some of the world’s finest two-row barley. These passionate growers approach each crop with a deep commitment to care for the earth, reflecting our own sustainability efforts.
Ed Coppola, [email protected]
The Richards Group has provided Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Retirement Plan solutions to clients throughout Vermont & New Hampshire since 1867. The firm has 160 employees in 12 locations and has earned recognition both for contributions to our local communities and as one of the best places to work in the region. The Richards Group is committed to helping employers with their workplace safety, employee retention, and wellness. We recognize that while we help employers manage the cost and complexity of their insurance and employee benefits, we use our expertise, technology, and resources for the betterment of their workforce. For more information about the firm and its capabilities, please visit www.therichardsgrp.com.
Matthew Lillie, [email protected], 508-309-8111
Recycling brewery waste into renewable energy at New England family farms
Dick Wilcox, [email protected] 802-861-6181
Michael A. Smith, [email protected], 802-238-6401
Design, engineering, and environmental services
Ben Bell, [email protected], 802-444-2029
Craig Maines, [email protected] 802 658 5536
Auto and Graphics
Matt Johns, [email protected]
At ABE Equipment, we pride ourselves in offering complete turnkey solutions for our customers. We don’t just sell products; we sell solutions! Sure, we design and assemble brewhouses, canning lines, distillation equipment, and more – but we craft each piece of equipment with the end goal in mind, which is designing a product that will help you make money. Our turnkey brewing systems and turnkey distillery offerings allow you to hit the ground running and focus on profits, not scrambling to source equipment from various vendors.
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/
BevSource is a company led by a team with deep beverage industry experience with leading beverage brands in formulation & innovation, quality & procurement, compliance & commercialization.
October Duffy [email protected] 651-558-1051
FOUR STAR FARMS
Scott, [email protected]
Restaurant/Brewery Management and POS Tool
Hop & stuff
Hops, fruit, aromatics, cans & specialty brewing ingredients
High quality, pitch-ready liquid yeast for Probrewers and Homebrewers
Private Venue Booker App
yakima Chief hops
100% grower-owned global hop supplier