Stay atop of the region's craft beer scene, and stay connected with local craft brewers, at DrinkBayBeer.com. The Bay Area is one of the world's richest craft beer regions. It's home to some of the best brewers on the planet. It's a region of pioneers and trailblazers, of the adventurous, the idiosyncratic, and the passionate. Diversity and camaraderie define the craft beer culture here, and are woven directly into the guild's mission. Founded in 2004 as the San Francisco Brewers Guild, the Bay Area Brewers Guild is a non-profit trade association whose mission is to promote local craft beer and its 150+ independently owned brewery members throughout the greater Bay Area.