The District of Columbia Brewers’ Guild (DCBG) is a 501(c)(6) organization that exists to unify the Washington, D.C. brewing community by honoring D.C.’s brewing heritage, fostering community development & pride, educating consumers, promoting shared business interests, and encouraging sustainable growth.

 Our goal is to highlight DC’s local craft beer producers by strengthening the voices of our individual businesses, heightening consumer awareness and pride for locally made craft beer, and implementing programs that increase the visibility and sustainability of our businesses all while honoring the rich brewing history of the District. 


Executive Director
Kathy Rizzo


Mari Rodela
DC Brau Brewing Company

Vice President and Treasurer
Thor Cheston
Right Proper Brewing Company

Justin Cox
Atlas Brew Works

Mike McGarvey
3 Stars Brewing Company

Greg Engert

Travis Tedrow
Gordon Biersch, Navy Yard
Gordon Biersch, Penn Quarter
District Chop House

Patrick Mullane
Hellbender Brewing Company