The Ohio Craft Brewers Association was founded as a not-for-profit organization in 2008 to unify the Ohio brewing community, market Ohio manufactured beers throughout the state and beyond, and monitor and promote a strong beer industry in Ohio. The Ohio Craft Brewers Association also organizes statewide events that showcase the rich brewing industry and stellar beers being produced in Ohio.
Mary MacDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Bean, Columbus Brewing Company
John Najeway, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Rick Seibt, Willoughby Brewing
Lori Wince, Weasel Boy Brewing
Mission of the Ohio Craft Brewers Association
Vision of the Ohio Craft Brewers Association
The Ohio Craft Brewers Association (OCBA) is recognized as the industry leader for preserving the art of making high-quality, unique craft beer. The OCBA serves as the unified voice for craft brewers across the state. Ohio Craft beer industry prospers and evolves because of the OCBA’s advocacy. The craft beer industry contributes to systemic, local community development by driving economic and job growth, while creating experiences that bring people together. The OCBA serves as a beacon for local production and manufacturing through craft beer, resulting in diverse product choices for consumers.
Core Values of the Ohio Craft Brewers Association
Stewardship: We sustain Ohio’s craft beer industry by promoting the creation of high-quality, unique products.
Empowerment: We give independent breweries the training and tools to sustain and improve their craft.
Advocacy: We protect, communicate and advance the rights of Ohio’s craft brewing industry.
Fun: We commit to an industry culture built on transparency and a deep passion for the craft beer-making community.