Allied Partners

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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.

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Platinum Allied Partners

Allen Insurance and Financial

Allen Insurance and Financial

Allen Insurance and Financial is one of the top insurers of craft breweries in the country insuring more than 250+ 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.  We’re proud to be a 100% employee-owned company.

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Gold Allied Partners

Ecolab

Ecolab

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.

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ImageTek Labels

ImageTek Labels

Our team at ImageTek labels provides fast, quality and personal service to assist you in your brewery label needs. Locally owned and produced here in VT. Whether a start up or established brewery we can assist in your businesses growing success from design to print. Our turn time is 3 to 5 days, and offer fair pricing for all of your label needs. We make fully custom labels to bring your craft vision to life in the hands of consumers. We also provide behind the scenes industrial/durable and work in progress labeling. Look forward to hearing from you!

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Victory Packaging

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.

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White Labs

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.

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Silver Allied Partners

Champlain Valley Hops

Champlain Valley Hops

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.

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Commonwealth Financial Group

Commonwealth Financial Group

Our goal is to tailor your financial decisions precisely to your business objectives. We work closely with you to create a financial strategy that aligns seamlessly with your business, ensuring efficiency and reliability. Our educational approach empowers you with the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently manage your finances, leading to a stronger financial foundation for your business. As an Allied Partner of the VBA we care about your brewery’s overall financial well-being, including you and your employees, and look forward to being an integral part of your trusted professional network.

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Country Malt Group

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.

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Downs Rachlin Martin

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.

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Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLC

Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLC

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.

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VHV Company Inc.

VHV Company Inc.

VHV is the largest full service mechanical contractor in the state of Vermont with 75 years in business. Our team is made up of dedicated service technicians, estimators, engineers, project managers, installers, and field operators, all determined to create the best customer experience. We believe strong customer relationships and superior service contribute to our track record of providing industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction.

Our mission is to strive for 100% customer satisfaction, through innovative mechanical solutions for the construction industry, while simultaneously exceeding the expectations of our employee owners and the community.

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Hart Print

Hart Print

The first company on the planet to introduce digital printing on infinitely recyclable aluminum cans. With facilities in Canada and the U.S., we put the art into the heart of your brand in all batches, big or small.

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Jamieson Insurance

Jamieson Insurance

Jamieson Insurance, in business since 1865, is now part of the Hilb Group of New England.   Our agency was developed in 1865 to serve the communities’ insurance needs. With a tenured history of dedicated insurance professionals who can offer personalized insurance solutions for you, your family, and your business. With access to a wide variety of insurance markets throughout the United States, we take the time to find the insurance carrier that’s right for your needs, while providing that local Vermont community feeling. We help prepare you for whatever life brings, with the right insurance protection, the right plan to reach your financial objectives, and the right people working to help you manage your risk. For more information on the Hilb Group of New England or to get a quote, Contact Rodney Putnam today!  

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The Richards Group

The Richards Group

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.

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Marcum New England Food & Beverage Services Group

Marcum New England Food & Beverage Services Group

Marcum’s New England Food & Beverage Services Group has the perfect recipe of knowledge and service capabilities to support the food and beverage industry in complex issues.  With expertise in this sector, we provide financial statement audits, tax planning and compliance, transaction advisory services, and consulting for operational improvement.  We also offer cybersecurity, risk management, and technology solutions. By addressing financial, operational, and strategic needs, Marcum helps businesses in the food and beverage service industry thrive and succeed.

Our focus is on improving growth and profitability while guiding many food and beverage companies in their development from small emerging entities into national and international organizations.

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Prairie Malt

Prairie Malt

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.

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Crisp Malt

Crisp Malt

Crisp has a long history of collaborating with brewers from Vermont and our goal is to continue to help our brewers to continue their path of being leaders in the craft beer industry.  We also hope that through this sponsorship we will have more opportunities to meet you all and learn how we can better serve your evolving needs. Finally, we hope to also demonstrate our ambitious sustainability goals and prove that Crisp Malt is a sustainable choice for Vermont Craft Beer.

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Lallemand Brewing

Lallemand Brewing

Supported by decades of long-standing industry experience, an extensive support network, and strong technical expertise, Lallemand Brewing is positioned to help your brewery achieve its growth and quality goals. Beyond unparalleled global technical support and expertise, we offer an extensive range of products, services, and education. Whether you are a startup, a global leader in beer production, or anywhere in between, we have something for you. At Lallemand Brewing…We Brew With You™!”

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Bronze Allied Partners

G3 Enterprises

G3 Enterprises

G3 is a leading packaging and logistics provider. G3 Packaging provides aluminum cans and can ends with a variety of brite cans sold by the pallet to full truckloads. We have fast turnaround times as cans are sourced domestically: 8oz sleek, 250ml, 10oz sleek, 330ml, 12oz std & sleek, & 16oz std. G3 Logistics offers bulk and finished good transportation and 3PL warehousing nationally and regionally.

Wind River Environmental

Wind River Environmental

Based in Montpelier and Highgate, Wind River Environmental is your liquid waste hauling partner across Vermont. We collect brewery waste in large and small pump trucks and haul it to your preferred digester or disposal location. Our polite, friendly, and professional technicians know Vermont’s breweries and liquid waste systems. We also provide drain cleaning, camera, septic pumping, and vactor services, as well as inside grease trap services for restaurants.  We are proud to support the Vermont Brewers Association as an Allied Partner and are always ready to help VBA members with their liquid waste needs.

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Lagersmith

Lagersmith

Aluminate™ are next-gen digitally printed cans by Lagersmith Can Supply Co.  Metallic, matte, gloss, and textured finishes are all possible on the same can. Lagersmith is the go-to partner for industry leading pricing, lightning quick turn-around times, no dunnage deposits, and free shipping options.

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Small Batch Standard

Small Batch Standard

Small Batch Standard is the premier financial agency built to serve the craft brewing industry. Our team of brewery consultants, accountants, tax specialists and industry experts are here to help breweries like yours grow, profit, and thrive.

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Boetler

Boetler

Boelter is a strategic partner to the most successful breweries, distilleries, beverage distributors, wineries, and cidermakers in the country. We provide guidance and essential products to ensure that through every service and season, our partners are performing at their peak. Our key product categories include glassware, tap handles, coasters, cups, and umbrellas, but we’re happy to help with any POS or promotional product need.

Brewers Supply Group

Brewers Supply Group

Since 2004, BSG (Brewers Supply Group) has earned the trust of our customers by delivering a one-stop-shop of the finest brewing ingredients at competitive prices, all backed by outstanding customer service and depth of industry experience.

Bia Diagnostics

Bia Diagnostics

Bia Diagnostics Laboratories offers fermented beverage testing by a TTB certified chemist. Brewers can ensure the quality and consistency of their beer, hard cider, and kombucha by testing for ABV, IBUs, color, pH, extract, calories, and gluten. Real time PCR is also used to identify potential yeast and bacteria spoilage organisms that may cause off flavors and refermentation in the package. Be confident in every fermented beverage you make through Bia’s fast and easy analytical testing.

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Hazen and Sawyer

Hazen and Sawyer

Hazen and Sawyer’s reputation is founded on the superior technical work we provide to help clients meet their water quality and water supply goals. Hazen is “all things water”.  Our focus on water allows us to help our craft brewing clients handle the exceptional challenges facing the industry: adapting to new regulations and changes in supply or demand, wastewater load reduction through brewing best management practices (BMPs) and evaluation, design, permitting and construction of wastewater pretreatment systems.  All of our projects incorporate leveraging existing assets before adding processes.  We have specialized expertise in water and wastewater management for the craft brewing industry.
Our commitment to our clients is absolute. Your goals are our goals, and we offer the insight and experience needed to achieve and exceed them.  If you have a water challenge, Hazen and Sawyer has your solution.