Allied Trade Partners

These companies support the Colorado Brewers Guild. Please visit their websites to learn more about them.

Membership Inquiry

Barrel Aged

Colorado Craft Beer Hall of Fame

Advertising/Marketing

Join the Colorado Craft Beer Hall of Fame. We’ve designed a new, revolutionary concept in microbrewery merchandise management.

Through the innovative “store within a store” and “bricks & clicks”
strategies, the CCBHOF can maximize your merchandise potential.
Contact us for a free review.

Contact: Randy Howell

Colorado Tourism Office

Advertising/Marketing

Colorado is a four-season destination offering unparalleled adventure and recreational pursuits, a thriving arts scene, a rich cultural heritage, flavorful cuisine, and 26 renowned ski areas and resorts. The state’s breathtaking scenic landscape boasts natural hot springs, the headwaters of seven ma

Contact: Colorado

EKS&H LLLP

Accounting Services

EKS&H is a nationally recognized professional services firm providing services to public and private clients locally, nationally, and internationally. As the fifth largest firm headquartered in the Western U.S., we serve some of the region’s most recognizable brewers.

Contact: Drew Mattox

Moss Adams

Accounting Services

From hops growers to brewers to distributors – Moss Adams serves more than 350 wine, beer and spirits companies. We’ll help you navigate each business life cycle stage – including ERP implementation, capital acquisition, tax planning, audit, valuation, management succession, and wealth management.

Contact: Michael Parker

Moye White

Legal Services

Our attorneys are perfectly seasoned, hopped and barrel-aged for the right blend of experience and understanding. Legal expertise on tap now: licensing, permitting, corporate formation, raising capital, real estate, construction, intellectual property, litigation, distribution, tax, and employment.

Contact: Craig Knobbe

On Tap Credit Union

Banking, Financing & Capital

On Tap Credit Union has provided exceptional financial service for over 60 years. We provide guidance for our members, local breweries and communities through a unique experience that celebrates our beer heritage. Our mission is to craft banking solutions for you!

Contact: Jodi Kostelnik

Runco Proffitt Law

Legal Services

Runco Proffitt Law is a Denver based law firm specializing in alcohol beverage law. We are a full-service firm providing legal services for all of your business needs—from formation, contract negotiation and drafting, licensing and regulatory matters, through succession planning.

Contact: Robert Runco

ShipCompliant by Sovos

Accounting Services

ShipCompliant by Sovos provides a full suite of web-based compliance solutions for breweries to use in-house to ensure that they meet all federal and state regulations for three-tier distribution.

Contact: Liz Watson

Two Parts

Events/Festivals & Event Services

The Two Parts mission is to create community through discovery, consumption, and discussion of local experiences, craft products, and to cheer those behind it all. BEER. WINE. SPIRITS. FOOD. GOODS. MUSIC. MAKERS. MOVERS. AND OF COURSE, SHAKERS.

Contact: Tobias Krause

Imperial

Applied Control

Production Equip. & Service

We help Colorado breweries consistently craft what they are most passionate about – great beer! Our team of process automation experts help you source equipment and services for brewing process flow control technologies (like valves), process control systems and critical asset monitoring tools.

Contact: General Inquiries

Blackgardenlaw PC

Legal Services

BGL is a boutique trademark, corporate and securities firm with clients in CO, NM, and AZ. While our firm has particular depth in craft beer, technology startups and emerging growth companies we work with closely held businesses of every type.

Contact: Seth Gardenswartz

Boelter Beverage

Industry Promotion

From glassware decoration, custom tap handles, and personalized bar accessories to logo design, inventory management, freight optimization, and more, our craft brewery branding experts make business easy. You focus on the beer. We’ll take care of the rest.

Contact: Cole Matthews

Brewers Association

Industry Promotion

The Brewers Association is the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents over 70% of the brewing industry, and its members make more than 99% of the beer brewed in the US.

Contact: Sarah Billiu

Brewery Finance

Banking, Financing & Capital

Brewery Finance is the first equipment finance company created specifically for America’s craft beer trade. Founded in Littleton, CO in 2005 by two diehard beer lovers and homebrewers, we provide startup and established craft brewers with vital funding to help them launch, grow and flourish.

Contact: Rick Wehner

COUNTRY Financial

Insurance & Financial Planning

COUNTRY Financial® has been continuously ranked on the Fortune 1000 list since 2004. A retirement plan has the power to help improve both employee job satisfaction and productivity. And since a tax-qualified retirement plan can give both your business and your employees advantages, everybody wins.

Contact: Don Jaramillo

Fisher Phillips, LLP

Legal Services

Fisher & Phillips provides practical business solutions for employers’ workplace legal problems. Labor and employment law is all we do with 350 attorneys in 33 offices.

Contact: Todd Fredrickson

K·Coe Isom

Accounting Services

We are food and agriculture up and down the food supply chain. We help food and beverage businesses grow and plan for the future including maximizing profit, process efficiencies, tax strategies, imports/exports, benchmarking trends, projections, succession planning, virtual CFO services, and more.

Contact: Austin Sterling

Lyft

Events/Festivals & Event Services

Lyft is a ride-sharing service that will dispatch the nearest available driver to your current location based on your phone’s GPS. Simply download the mobile app to request a ride with the tap of a button. If you’re new to Lyft, sign up with the promo code CBG17 for $15 of ride credit!

Contact: Rachel Anderson

Malteurop Malting Company

Ingredient Sourcing

Great beer starts with great malt.

Malteurop Malting Co is both farmer-owned and the only commercial maltster to run a barley breeding program. We’re proud to provide craft brewers with exceptional base and specialty malts from North America and Europe through our convenient Denver warehouse.

Contact: Dustin Craft

Micro Matic

Production Equip. & Service

Micro Matic is focused on draft beer quality. The Packaging Division is your source for replacement keg spears, tools and parts, and for technical support and training to safely maintain your kegs.

Contact: Jon Graber

Mueller Pye & Associates CPA

Accounting Services

We have years of experience helping brewery clients all over the US and in various stages of growth. Our full-service tax and accounting firm provides craft beverage industry-specific solutions to improve your profitability, streamline accounting and minimize your tax burden. We propel your growth!

Contact: Paul Mueller

Payroll Vault

Management & HR

Payroll Vault is a Colorado payroll solution built to deliver to your specific needs. We handle the compliance-driven payroll tasks and employ executive level partners and services: HR Support, Time Keeping, Worker’s Comp, Background & Drug Screening, and Labor Poster Services.

Contact: Kristina Kefalas

RubinBrown, LLP

Accounting Services

Founded in 1952, RubinBrown LLP is one of the nation’s leading accounting and consulting firms. Our Craft Beverage Services Group includes a dynamic team of professionals with passion and industry experience, bringing the essential tools needed to add value to your growing craft beverage business.

Contact: Chris Daues

The Brewtography Project

Industry Promotion

The Brewtography Project is a photographic essay about the Colorado craft brewing industry. The goal of the project is to tell the stories of Colorado breweries and the people working in them, allowing everyone a window into the culture of this amazing industry.

Contact: Dustin Hall

Webcicles

Advertising/Marketing

Webcicles is a Boulder-based outfit focused on providing digital solutions for real-life problems. We don’t just build websites, we partner with small businesses and adapt our services to their needs. Whether you need a quick banner ad or a complete website rebuild. Webcicles is here to help.

Contact: Phil Smith

Whitcomb, Selinsky, McAuliffe, PC

Legal Services

WSM Law supports our Colorado brewing community. Our focus is on trademark prosecution and defense, corporations law, licensing/permitting, TTB Compliance, and labor/employment issues. We are one-stop shopping for beer and business law help.

Contact: Brandon M. Selinsky

Session

Abby Sparks Jewelry

Architecture & Engineering

Denver custom jewelry design studio specializing in unique engagement rings, wedding bands, and heirloom jewelry remodeling. All jewelry starts with a sketch and is handcrafted locally.

Contact: Abby Sparks

AJS Tap Handles

Industry Promotion

AJS has manufactured tap handles, displays, and signs for the beer industry since 1987. Our products are proudly handcrafted in the U.S.A. in a variety of materials to achieve your desired look. Work with our in-house design team or we’ll collaborate with your designers. We also produce beverage samplers, flights, paddles, chalkboards, menu boards, and more!

Contact: Merri Jo Rodenkirch

Ambrach Kegs

Product Packaging

Let your beverages Arrive in Good Company with Ambrach stainless steel kegs! With nearly 10 years of experience and hundreds of customers, Ambrach is one of the fastest growing keg companies in the USA. We are different than most keg suppliers in that we manufacture our own kegs to our specification

Contact: Aaron Bray

Arryved Point of Sale for Breweries

Accounting Services

Arryved is a Point of Sale company, whose product, Venyu POS, is created specifically for the craft brewing industry. Venyu is a fully mobile Android based point of sale, that syncs tabs across all of your devices, allowing your guests to move freely about your facility.

Contact: Nancy Trigg

BANK OF AMERICA

Banking, Financing & Capital

At Bank of America, we’re committed to helping grow local economies and strengthen the communities we serve. By combining local support and expertise with our national reach, we’re connecting customers and communities across the country to the resources they need to thrive.

Contact: KIRK FRONCKIEWICZ

Beyers Analytical Brewing Sciences, LLC

Quality, Health & Safety

Beyers Analytical Brewing Sciences, LLC is an independent analytical laboratory based out of Fort Collins, CO dedicated to performing chemical measurements for breweries, distilleries, coffee roasteries, and other interested producers in the United States.

Contact: Evan Beyers

Birko Corporation

Quality, Health & Safety

We offer brewery sanitation, cleaning and process aid products that will not impact the taste or quality of your beer. Our chemistry and equipment is backed by the best technical support in the industry. Customers choose us – and stay with us – for a level of customer care that’s second to none.

Contact: Jim Maroney

Blackhawk Equipment

Production Equip. & Service

Blackhawk Equipment is the premier supplier for process chillers inside the brewing industry. We handle design, installation, sales & service. Our innovative compressed air systems & utility solutions include air, gas, vacuum & cooling water systems to keep your production efficient & profitable.

Contact: Matt Broxterman

BMI

Events/Festivals & Event Services

BMI is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly. BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing nearly 12 million musical works created and owned by more than 750,000 songwriters and publishers.

Contact: Dan Spears

BREWERY SAFETY CONSULTING, LLC

Quality, Health & Safety

Certified Safety pro and OSHA Outreach trainer certified to train forklift, HAZWOPER, confined space, lock out tag out, Machine guarding, aerial lifts, has a background in conveyors and automation. Brewers Association and MBAA member and safety speaker. Ask any safety questions!

Contact: TONY McCRIMMON, O.H.S.T.

BSG

Ingredient Sourcing

Whether it’s exclusive specialty malts, in-demand hop varieties, or premium brewing aids BSG CraftBrewing has you covered. BSG CraftBrewing is committed to being your partner, and shares your passion for creating outstanding beers.

Contact: Chad Hatlestad

ChemStation

Quality, Health & Safety

To meet the specialized needs of the brewing industry, ChemStation manufactures water-based, biodegradable sanitation and process chemicals.
Our delivery system eliminates potential environmental contamination from discarded containers and saves you time and money reordering and monitoring use.

Contact: Sean Cochran

Colorado Hop Company

Ingredient Sourcing

We source hops from all over the state, Colorado-grown hops that have been independently lab tested for Alpha & Beta analytics. We offer drying and pelleting services as well as small farm harvesting to front range hop farmers. We offer bulk hops for breweries and smaller packages for home brewers.

Contact: Scott Ziebell

Craft Beer Attorney/Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Legal Services

Since 2009, Candace L. Moon, Esq. has been serving craft breweries nationwide. We have extensive experience in brewery specific business formations, contract negotiations (ie. distribution, lease, contract brewing), Federal TTB and state licensing, as well as trademark and employment law.

Contact: Candace L. Moon

Craft Canning

Product Packaging

Professional Mobile canning services. 12, 16, 19.2oz capabilities.

Contact: owen lingley

Crafted ERP

Brewery Consultants

Crafted ERP is a seamless ERP, CRM, HRIS and eCommerce application, the last and only system companies in the craft beverage space will need.

Contact: Kristin Steele

Crowling Rental Co

Production Equip. & Service

At Crowling Rental Co our mission is to make crowling accessible to all breweries. Our unique ideas allow you to bring crowling in-house with a custom program designed specifically for your brewery. From us you can rent or buy or lease to own the crowling seamer and we provide the rest!

Contact: Joe Haenn

Cultivator Advertising & Design

Advertising/Marketing

Cultivator is an agency focused on craft. We’ve worked extensively in the industry. In Colorado, we’ve worked with New Belgium, Great Divide, Breckenridge Brewery and Good River as well as local craft food and restaurant brands. We specialize in packaging, identity, POS and advertising.

Contact: Matt Neren

DrinkTanks

Industry Promotion

DrinkTanks was born out of a desire to preserve craft beverages. We are the premium solution for preserving the contents of your vessel, ensuring an enjoyable drinking experience. Our suite of vacuum insulated products ensures quality in every drop.

Contact: Kris Helmstead

Five x 5 Solutions

Accounting Services

We specialize in brewery management and our software, BREW x 5, was built for craft brewers by a brewer to save you time and make life easier through managing: Inventory and Operations Control, Sales, Batch Costing, Brew Scheduling, Taxes, Reporting & Compliance, live QuickBooks integration & more!

Contact: Gina Miller

FoodMaven

Ingredient Sourcing

FoodMaven is an innovative online marketplace with a goal of capturing and reclaiming revenues from ‘lost food’, estimated at $200 billion per year. We sell high-quality local and oversupplied food from distributors, manufacturers and producers to restaurants and institutional buyers at about half p

Contact: Alice Stern

G&D Chillers

Production Equip. & Service

G&D Chillers offers a wide-range of options from small portable glycol chillers, to large custom chilling units. At G&D we are partners for life – offering modular designs for expansion & servicing every customer from start to finish. We are unmatched in the field with over 25 years of service.

Contact: Matt Estes

General Air

Ingredient Sourcing

General Air is the largest independent beverage grade CO2 distributor in Colorado. We are dedicated to providing practical solutions to help your brewery succeed. We offer much more than beverage gases with services like cryogenic engineering, perfect pour seminars, and gas monitoring solutions.

Contact: Brianna Applegate

Grandstand Glassware & Apparel

Industry Promotion

Grandstand is your preferred printing partner for custom Glassware, Apparel, Promotional Items and Creative Services. But we’re more than a vendor—we’re a partner, and we’re committed to bringing your brand to the next level. When your brand is on our line, we put our reputation right beside it.

Contact: Josh Christie

Hopsteiner

Ingredient Sourcing

Since 1845 Hopsteiner has been a grower and supplier of hops from throughout the world.

T90 pellet packaging in 5, 11 or 44 lb. packages meet the needs of all breweries. Shipping from Yakima, Washington.

Set up your online account at: https://cportal.hopsteiner.us/login

Contact: Bill Elkins

Howell Construction

Brewery Construction

A full-service builder, Howell Construction has been serving the Front Range with excellence since 1935. We are a relationship-based commercial general contractor experienced with a wide range of brewery construction types: brewing systems, fermentation systems, packaging systems and tap rooms.

Contact: Andy Stewart

Inland Island Yeast Laboratories

Ingredient Sourcing

Inland Island Yeast Laboratories is a Denver based yeast propagation and brewery lab support company. Product freshness and excellent customer service are the foundation of our business. We provide yeast, bacteria and laboratory services to breweries local to Denver, and throughout the nation.

Contact: John Giarratano

J & M Architects, LLC

Architecture & Engineering

We are a full-service architecture firm experienced in a variety of commercial projects. One of our owners use to work in the industry, so we have an intimate understanding of the requirements for brewery designs. We can provide design feasibility, planning, schematic design, and permit drawings.

Contact: John Beystehner

Marigold Valley Hops

Ingredient Sourcing

We are a local hop yard located at 7000 feet on the backside of Pikes Peak. The altitude and untreated creek water directly from Pikes Peak contribute to our ability to grow amazing hops! We can deliver wet, dry or pelletized hops directly to brewers any where in the state.

Contact: Sandra Chapman

Metropolitan State University of Denver – Beer Industry Program

Education and Coursework

Craft beer is a significant part of CO, & our brewing partners have a need for university educated employees trained in Brewing, QA, Distribution and more.
With both degree & non-degree options, we blend the art & science of brewing beer with the business and engineering knowledge needed to succeed.

Contact: Scott Kerkmans

Mutual of Omaha Bank

Banking, Financing & Capital

Every business has a story to tell–we are here to LISTEN. We will utilize experienced local Bankers that target the craft brewing industry to collaborate and make your business more successful. Financing for expansion, equipment and working capital are just a few of the services we can offer.

Contact: Rochonne Sanchez

Northwestern Extract

Ingredient Sourcing

We provide premium flavors for craft sodas, including root beer and ginger beer, as well as TTB approved flavors for use in beer! Family owned for over 100 years, we have a large selection of great flavors, and we can custom develop new flavors based on your needs. Creating flavors to YOUR taste!

Contact: Adam Nigh

nTherm, LLC

Engery/Utilities

nTherm, LLC is your preferred supplier of natural gas. We are currently servicing numerous commercial and industrial consumers including many members of the Colorado Brewers Guild located throughout Colorado. Please contact us to discuss how much we can save your business on your natural gas bills.

Contact: Karen Simpson

OvalOptions Conflict Management

Management & HR

Success of your business starts with its people and their interaction. We focus on personal communication, facilitation, mediation, team-building, leadership and coaching. We address partner disagreements & disputes, staff cohesion, neighbor relations & personal tensions. Free initial consultation.

Contact: Jason Gladfelter

Paychex, Inc.

Management & HR

Whether you have a handful of employees or hundreds, Paychex offers customized services from Payroll & HR to TimeKeeping & Benefits. We help you make managing employees and staying compliant a reality.

Contact: Dan Mikelson

Preferred Lending Partners

Banking, Financing & Capital

Preferred Lending Partners (PLP) a creative financing connection that enables small businesses to become fixtures in our community. We are driven by honesty and integrity making us the partner you can trust to help your business thrive. PLP is a non-profit that specializes in SBA 504 Loan program.

Contact: Megan Jewell

Proximity Malt LLC

Ingredient Sourcing

Proximity Malt produces a full range of malted grains, from pale to roasted. Proximity will build, maintain and sustain access to local grains for quality malt processing, at a scale that provides consistency, efficiency, and variety in malt sourcing for craft brewers.

Contact: Dustin West

River Drive Cooperage & Millwork

Ingredient Sourcing

We buy, sell, repair, recondition and recycle used barrels from breweries, wineries, and distilleries around the globe. The Cooperage ensures customers receive fresh, quality barrels for aging. Guaranteed. The Millwork shop recycles retired barrels into flooring, furniture, decor and more!

Contact: Emily Cromwell

Rock ‘n’ Weld

Brewery Construction

Rock ‘n’ Weld specializes in sanitary stainless steel welding for process piping and all other brewery equipment. Our team of experts can also handle all custom metal fabrication and welding work, including structural steel, railings, access ladders, and staircases. We are your go to metal experts.

Contact: Jacob Ingersoll

Root Shoot Malting

Ingredient Sourcing

Family farm and craft malt house in Loveland, CO, providing locally planted, harvested, malted barley and raw grains for the brewing and distilling industries.

Contact: Todd Olander

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

Legal Services

At Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, we help you maximize opportunity and minimize risks while growing your business. Our experienced attorneys help brewery owners and distillers with all kinds of legal services including: business formation, registration, trademarking, licensing, contracts, and disputes.

Contact: Matthew K. Tieslau

Shirts On Tap

Industry Promotion

Shirts On Tap is a monthly box club for beer fans and a screen printing company focused on brewery merchandise and apparel. We feature a different local brewery each month and collaborate with them to design a custom shirt that our members receive along with a sticker, coupons, and event invites.

Contact: Josh Mers

Spigot Labs

Events/Festivals & Event Services

We help festivals track what their attendees are trying with just a tap! Brewers get access to marketing data with a list of who came and tried their beer, comments and ratings from tasters, and demographic breakdowns of beer and style preferences. Attendees can easily see what they tried too!

Contact: Scott Vitale

Squarrel Square Barrels

Production Equip. & Service

Rooted in sustainability, Squarrel barrel+kegs use 1/3 the wood while taking the whole barreling process to the next level. Squarrels can double as kegs, they can be sanitized to mitigate contamination, and because each stave is separate every Squarrel barrel is a custom barrel. Cheers!

Contact: Alexandra Mackewich

The Country Malt Group

Ingredient Sourcing

“A North American based distribution company serving the craft brewing, distilling and cider industries, the Country Malt Group is committed to supplying a wide product range, a high level of service and competitive pricing.”

Contact: Tony Little

The Hand Truck Company, LLC

Quality, Health & Safety

We provide a safer and easier way to move kegs and boxes in tight spaces with our new steerable, multi-directional Wheeler 360 with keg hook and bottom safety panel. Avoid crushes, strains, sprains and maybe worker comp claims. Patented and made in the USA. Adjustable ratchet allows two keg delivery

Contact: Judy Kochevar

Troubadour Maltings

Ingredient Sourcing

At Troubadour Maltings, our mission is to create truly unique and high quality artisan malts from Colorado grown cereal grains. Based in Fort Collins in Northern Colorado, we are constantly working to build bridges between producers and crafts people, and to create access for all to new and excitin

Contact: Christopher Schooley

U.S. Bank

Banking, Financing & Capital

U.S. Bank provides a full range of financial services, including lending and depository services, cash management, capital markets, and trust and investment management services. It also engages in credit card services, merchant and ATM processing, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and leasing.

Contact: Jason Edrington

White Labs Pure Yeast & Fermentation

Ingredient Sourcing

White Labs’ mission is to make the best pure liquid yeast, services and education accessible to professionals and enthusiasts across all fermented food and beverage industries. For more than 22 years we have providing you with the best in yeast, nutrients, enzymes, education and analytical testing.

Contact: JoAnne Carilli-Stevenson

Wild Goose Canning – Meheen Manufacturing

Production Equip. & Service

Wild Goose–Meheen designs and manufactures precision canning and bottling solutions for premium craft producers who demand quality without compromise. Each system is engineered to customer specifications to ensure the quality and consistency of every batch from tank to can or bottle.

Contact: Andrew Ferguson