The Mid-Atlantic Association
of Craft Brewers

The MACB is the Trade Association of the Craft Breweries of Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia. Its purpose is to monitor and improve beer laws affecting the craft-brewing industry in the three jurisdictions. It also works to promote the craft breweries in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Members of the MACB


District of Columbia


Legislative Work

The MACB has gained 5 new laws during the past 3 years that:


The Association is run by an Executive Committe which is elected by its Board of Directors. The Executive Committee for 1997 is:

For Maryland:   Jim Lutz, Wild Goose Brewery
Phil Bowers, Brewer's Alley
For Virginia:   Jerry Bailey, Old Dominion Brewing Co.
Mike Byrne, Richbrau Brewing Co.
For Wash. DC:   Carroll Bull, Capitol City Brewing Co.

Day to day operations of the Association are managed by Bud Hensgen, Executive Director.

How to Contact MACB

Telephone:   703 527 1441
Fax:   703 527 5689
Mail: Mid-Atlantic Association of Craft Brewers
1327 North Vernon Street
Arlington, VA 22201

Copyright 1997,
Bud Hensgen, arlington va usa
Last update: 03 December 1997