The North American Guild of Beer Writers (NAGBW) is the leading member organization of beer writers, authors, reporters, and podcasters who cover the beer industry. 

Some of us do it for fun, others make a living, or at least a portion of it, covering beer and brewing. We tirelessly cover the brewing industry and those who appreciate beer.

We are a group dedicated to elevating the level of our craft as we cover the art of brewing. We are serious in our purpose, but strive to enjoy ourselves in doing our jobs.

Consider joining NAGBW to help shape our efforts to support and nurture better coverage of beer, while also increasing opportunities for our members.

We host annual awards that highlight the accomplishments of our members. We also support the annual Diversity in Beer Writing Grant, with a goal to highlight the value of stories that can showcase diversity and inclusion – in all its forms and challenges – within beer.


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Landing the Perfect Pitch: Lessons for Writers
Learn about developing pitches, getting them in front of the right editors, identifying sources, and more.

The Story of SoCal Cerveceros
Learn the background of America’s largest Latino-based homebrew club.

The Complexity of Mexican Lagers and Latinx People in the Brewing Industry
The Mexican Lager, has seemingly been nominated to represent all Latinx people. How do beer professionals wrestle with this?

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