About Us

The GNBC Mission

  • To educate people about beer, beer tasting, beer judging, and brewing techniques based on shared knowledge and experience
  • To engage in enjoyable social activities focused on homebrewing as a common foundation
  • To promote the hobby and enjoyment of homebrewing
  • To promote the responsible use of alcoholic beverages

The Great Northern Brewers Club is a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Alaska and is registered with the American Homebrewers Association. Please click here to open a copy of our incorporation articles (PDF file).

PLEASE NOTE: Club elections are held in November, with offices being taken in January. Our Club Bylaws can be viewed here: club bylaws (PDF file).

Current GNBC Officers & Board Members

President Mike Cragen president@greatnorthernbrewers.org
Vice President Eric Minor vp@greatnorthernbrewers.org
Treasurer Sam Moore treasurer@greatnorthernbrewers.org
Secretary Jim O’Toole secretary@greatnorthernbrewers.org
Board Member Mike Fisher E-mail me
Board Member Liz Greer E-mail me
Board Member Rick Levinson E-mail me
Board Member Peter Hall E-mail me
Board Member Brian Hall E-mail me
Newsletter Editor Jim Roberts E-mail me
Membership Coordinator Kat Karabelnikoff membership@greatnorthernbrewers.org
Social Media Coordinator Julie McDonald E-mail me
Webmaster Mike Fisher E-mail me

Become a Member of the GNBC

If you have any interest in brewing your own beer, mead, or cider, this is the club for you! Many of our members have been brewing for years and have a great deal of knowledge and experience to pass along on the art and science of brewing. Learn more about membership