As a member, you can add a personal summary and upload a picture to your user profile, which will display on the site whenever you post a comment, add tasting notes, write in a forum, or become a "fan" of a beer, brewery, bar, restaurant, or beer store.
Great Beer Test
With a wide variety of questions randomly drawn from an ever-growing bank of queries, and thorough feedback at the end of each test, the GBT is one of the most effective ways to assess, track, and promote your beer education.
Browse the catalog of beers distributed in your area by your local Great Brewers member wholesaler by brand, origin, style, or seasonal availability. Each product’s page includes a map of the closest bars, restaurants, and stores that carry that item.
Display the nearest places to buy great beer in your neighborhood. Narrow your search by "bar / restaurant" or "store / market." Click over to a retailer’s page to see a list of beers stocked within the past 60 days, or to post a comment about their beer selection.
Join a beer group to stay abreast of what's happening in your local beer scene. Sign up for beer events, be the first to hear about new beers coming to your area, and so much more. As Great Brewers expands its wholesaler membership across the country, new beer groups will be set up.
Post a question, comment, or deep thought in either a local or general beer forum, and provide feedback to other forum posts.
Comment on blogs written by beer industry experts.
Create a list of beers for any occasion. You can always go back and edit one of your lists, which are always accessible from your "My BeerCloud" page.
At the bottom of any beer, brewery, or retailer page click "Add to favorites." All of your favorite beers and breweries will be listed in your "My BeerCloud" page, while favorite bars, restaurants, and stores will appear on your customized map.
The Great Brewers calendar is chock full of cool beer events happening all around the country. Now you can sign up for events to receive automatic updates and more information from the event host. Invite your friends, too!
Visit any product page, click "Add new comment" and jot down your thoughts on any beer you’re sampling. Your tasting notes will be saved to your "My BeerCloud" page. Vote on the accuracy of other user’s notes.
Comment on Retailers
Post your praise, constructive feedback, or new beer recommendations by clicking "Add new comment" at the bottom of any bar, restaurant, or store page on Great Brewers.