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

Allen insurance and Financial

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,, 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]

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


Briess Malt Logo

Breiss Malt & Ingredients Co.

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


Producing natural speciality ingredients for food and beer

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. 

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

Efficiency Vermont

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

Jamieson Insurance

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

Praire Malt

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.

The richards group


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

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

abe equipment

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.

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 | 


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

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  |


Scott, [email protected]

Restaurant/Brewery Management and POS Tool

Hop & stuff

Hops, fruit, aromatics, cans & specialty brewing ingredients

Dane Kaiser | [email protected]  |

Mill 95

Mill 95 is an independent, progressive service provider to craft brewers and hop growers.
Brian Hewitt, [email protected] |

Omega Yeast

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

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


Private Venue Booker App

Nick Cianfaglione, [email protected] |

yakima Chief hops

100% grower-owned global hop supplier

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