Kihei, Hawaii (Dec. 31, 2015) – Maui Brewing Co. is proud to announce that Garrett W. Marrero, our Founder and CEO, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Brewers Association (BA). His position will start February 2016, and will be a three-year term. He will assist in governing the activities of the professional division of the BA and other divisions such as the American Homebrewers Association, Brewers Publications, and events. Garrett will continue to serve on the Government Affairs Committee within the BA.

“I’m honored to have been elected to the Board by my peers. I’ve learned a great deal from many in the industry over the last 11 years and I’m excited to offer my input and be a resource for true craft beer. Our industry faces many new challenges and I look
forward to fighting the good fight,” said Garrett Marrero.

The Brewers Association is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade association with the primary purpose of working to promote and protect American craft brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The association is an organization of brewers, for brewers and by brewers. More than 2,800 U.S. brewery members and 45,000 members of the American Homebrewers Association are joined by members of the allied trade, beer wholesalers, retailers, individuals, other associate members and the Brewers Association staff to make up the Brewers Association.

Maui Brewing Co. is a craft brewery based on Maui and is Hawaii’s largest craft brewer. MBC operates a production brewery and tasting room in Kihei, as well as a brewpub in Kahana, and creates more than 50 different styles of craft beer on a rotating basis. Maui Brewing Co. is available in 15 states and 13 international countries with more areas to follow. Founded in 2005 Maui Brewing Co. brews 100% of its beer in Hawaii, and is now on pace to produce nearly 40,000 barrels in 2015.

MBC is a fiercely local company and has remained steadfast regarding local production. With the motto: Handcrafted Ales & Lagers Brewed with Aloha, the Maui Brewing Co. team are stewards of their communities and the ‘aina, and curators of the craft beer way of life. Their beers have been recognized worldwide for quality and innovation.