LONG LIVE CRAFT.

Supporting independent craft breweries
& sticking it to the big guys. Welcome to the Resistance.

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VOICES FROM THE RESISTANCE

To this day they actively try to kill our industry. We’ve come up as the rebel force taking on the evil empire, and that gives us a community.

Matt Lincecum, Fremont Brewing

Over the last few decades, Big Beer have tried their hand at chipping away the equal access laws, hoping to eliminate the protection craft brewers have to grow and sell their beers. What should you do about it? Know who brews your beer and know who owns your local brewery!

Tom McCormick, Director of CA Craft Brewers Assoc

It’s important to remember we all belong to part of the same tribe. As independent craft brewers, we have a common brand and legacy to protect.

Dick Cantwell, former head brewer of Elysian Brewing, sold to AB in 2015

NEWS FROM THE RESISTANCE

The BS Arguments of Craft Beer Sell-Outs: How Brewery Buyouts Hurt Craft Beer

The BS Arguments of Craft Beer Sell-Outs: How Brewery Buyouts Hurt Craft Beer

We’re not here to simply rant and rave—we’re here to give you specific examples of BS rationalizations you’ll see in the wake of every major brewery buyout. We’re here to point out the logical chasms and blatant hypocrisy that proliferate in the public response to buyouts.
Top 8 Reasons to Demand Beer Diversity

Top 8 Reasons to Demand Beer Diversity

There’s a machine in motion working to sway beer lovers into believing newly purchased and former independent craft brewers are still small. Julia Herz calls it the "Illusion of Choice."
How to Introduce Craft Beer to a Friend

3 Steps for Converting Bud Faithfuls Into Hop Heads

If you're a good friend, you can claim to have converted a few friends into fellow craft beer fanatics. Very few can claim to have converted an entire town. Paul McVay can claim that honor.