The Brewer's Guild of Alaska was founded in 2000 to promote the craft beer and brewing industry. Currently it is the voice of thirty-four member breweries, brewpubs, and breweries in-planning. Below are the currently established breweries and brewpubs around the state. No matter where one may be traveling throughout Alaska, there are companies nearby with a passion for brewing.
49th State Brewing Company
49th State Brewing Company was founded in 2010 by Jason Motyka and David McCarthy. The Brewery has two locations, one in Anchorage at 717 W. Third Avenue and one in Healy at Mile 248.4 on the Parks Highway. Both brewpubs serve 49th State's beer as well as a full menu of high-end pub food. 49statebrewing.com
Alaskan Brewing Company
Alaskan Brewing Company opened in 1986 by Marcy and Geoff Larson, the first brewery in Juneau since Prohibition. Located at 219 S. Franklin Street in Juneau, the brewery includes a gift shop and tasting bar. alaskanbeer.com
Arkose Brewery was founded by Stephen and June Geteisen in October of 2011 in Palmer. The brewery is located at 650 E. Steel Loop in Palmer and includes a taproom open to the public. arkosebrewery.com
Baranof Island Brewing Co.
Baranof Island Brewing Co. Is owned, operated, sampled, and sold by beer lovers, Rick and Suzan, who opened the brewery in 2010. Baranof Island Brewing Is located at 215 Smith Street In Sitka. Their tap room is open 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily, but primarily beer is brewed and sold for off-site consumption. baranofislandbrewing. com
Bearpaw River Brewing Company
Bearpaw River Brewing, which opened December 2015, is run by four brothers: Jake, Jed, Jack, and James. Bearpaw River Brewing is located at 4605 E. Palmer-Wasilla Highway in Wasilla. The microbrewery has swag available in the Taproom, which opens on Noon Wednesday through Sunday. bearpawriverbrewing.com
Bleeding Heart Brewery
Bleeding Heart Brewery was founded in 2014 and is located at 16013 Outer Springer Loop Road in Palmer. On Facebook.
Broken Tooth Brewing
Broken Tooth Brewing, formerly known as Moose's Tooth Brewing, was opened in 1996 by Rod Hancock and Matt Jones. Broken Tooth Brewing is located at 2021 Spar Avenue in Anchorage and provides beer for the company's two venues, Bear Tooth Theatrepub and Moose's Tooth. brokentoothbrewing. net
Denali Brewing Company
Denali Brewing Company is located at 13605 Main Street in Talkeetna and has an on-site tasting room...