Become a Member

NYS Craft Beer Competition Entry

DEADLINE 6/7/2021

Beers must be entered online no later than Tuesday March 10, 2020 and arrive at Raise A Glass warehouse no later than Wednesday March 11, 2020.

NYSBA Members receive 1 free entry. 

New York State is the 2nd largest craft beer market in the US with more than 500 licensed breweries. The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is a non-for-profit 501(c) organization that works to unify, propel, and protect the craft beer industry in NY through legislative advocacy, education, and promotion.

Join the NYSBA, and our brewery & Allied business partners in working together in building a vibrant craft beer culture in New York State! Become a Member Today.

All Brewery Membership levels grant membership status to you and your staff.

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Brewery-In-Planning – $200 – (non-voting membership) 

New York State Brewery – $250 + .10 per bbl. (cap of $5,000)


Sexual Harassment Compliance

Every employer in New York State is required to adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy. The NYSBA has an exclusive relationship with WeVow for members only.

Exclusive Workers’ Compensation Program

Gilroy, Kernan & Gilroy  together with Agri-Services Agency provide an exclusive Workers’ Comp product unmatched by other agencies. NYS craft breweries can benefit from competitive rating tiers, workplace safety expertise, proactive claims management and a dividend option for qualifying candidates.

Contact: David Wallace, (315) 456-9448, davidw [at]

Payroll Processing Service

Paylocity is a publicly traded, leading provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management (HCM) software solutions. Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

Contact: Paul DeFeo, (315) 573-4210, pdefeo [at}

Use of Think NY, Drink NY Trademark 

Member breweries have the right and are encouraged to use the Think New York, Drink New York mark on all glassware, menus, labels and cans. The more the mark is used, the easier it is for consumers to recognize and support NYS craft beer.

Think NY, Drink NY and NYSBA logos