About the Guild

The Utah Brewers Guild is a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade organization made up of Utah's craft breweries. We have 31 member breweries and counting!
The UBG promotes and advocates on behalf of Utah's thriving craft beer industry.

The mission of the Utah Brewers Guild is to promote the interests of Utah's craft brewers.

  • The Utah Brewers Guild (UBG) is a 501(c)6 organization comprised of Utah's craft brewers.
  • UBG members stand for the responsible enjoyment of quality, locally produced craft beer.
  • As a non-profit trade organization, we remain committed to supporting the growth of our industry through advocacy, events, and member resources. 

Utah Brewers Guild Board of Directors

The Utah Brewers Guild is goverened by a board of directors who serve two-year terms that alternate every year.

Jeremy Ragonese (President) Uinta Brewing

Colby Fisher (Vice-President) Fisher Brewing

Ginger Bowden (Communications Officer) Vernal Brewing Company

Peter Erickson (At-large) Epic Brewing

Ryan Miller, (At-large) SaltFire Brewing

Economic Impact of Craft Brewing in Utah

  • UBG Members employ approximately 12,000 Utahns in full-time and part-time positions, with employment opportunities for a breadth of educational levels and backgrounds. These employees make a median salary of $44,000/year.
  • The craft beer industry contributes $1 billion to the Utah economy each year.
  • The UBG is closely tied to the tourism industry, with thousands of tourists experiencing the high quality of Utah craft beer each year.
  • UBG members are connected to the Utah manufacturing, retail, restaurant, and hotel industries.
  • UBG's craft brewers are conscientious of the environmental impact of the industry and strive toward high levels of efficiency in brewing and in business operations.