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Join ACSA as a Voting Member, as a General Industry Member, or support us through a sponsorship. Anyone can join ACSA, but only licensed DSPs who comply with membership requirements can be a Voting Member.

Memberships Sponsorships

DSP & INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIPS

Membership Requirements
for a “Voting” DSP

1. Own a valid DSP
2. Produce fewer than 750,001 proof gallons removed from bond (combined annual production from all sources)
3. Subscribe to ACSA’s Code of Ethics
4. Have more than a 75% equity stake and/or operating control over your DSP.

Voting 0-1,000
Proof Gallons Annually
$250annually
Voting 1,001-10,000
Proof Gallons Annually
$500annually
Voting 10,001-20,000
Proof Gallons Annually
$750annually
Voting 20,001+
Proof Gallons Annually
$1,000annually
Industry (Affiliate) Member
$500annually
Candidate Member
$250annually
Jr. Affiliate Member
$250annually

SPONSORSHIPS

Sponsors provide the financial backbone for ACSA. Without the support of our notable suppliers and friends of the industry, ACSA would be unable offer its vast array of programs and services.

Won’t you consider joining ACSA as a sponsor?

Recognizing one size does not fit all, we’ve created two distinct levels of ACSA sponsorship. Both Cask Strength and Single Barrel Sponsors will benefit from ACSA’s commitment to build brand visibility, recognize your generosity, and keep open lines of communication.

Cask Strength Sponsor
$10,000
Single Barrel Sponsor
$5,000

We share your concerns about the privacy of your personal information. By registering for ACSA membership, you agree to allow ACSA to provide your email address to and to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from ACSA and/or any third parties with whom ACSA has an established relationship. This includes but is not limited to vendors, sponsors, exhibitors and others that ACSA feels might interest you in the business of your DSP. If you are not interested in receiving any of the above referenced information, please notify us that you prefer to opt out of such communication by emailing us at membership@americancraftspirits.org or writing to us at our address- P.O. Box 701414, Louisville, KY 40270

We share your concerns about the privacy of your personal information. By registering for ACSA membership, you agree to allow ACSA to provide your email address to and to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from ACSA and/or any third parties with whom ACSA has an established relationship.  This includes but is not limited to vendors, sponsors, exhibitors and others that ACSA feels might interest you in the business of your DSP. If you are not interested in receiving any of the above referenced information, please notify us that you prefer to opt out of such communication by emailing us at membership@americancraftspirits.org or writing to us at our address- P.O. Box 701414, Louisville KY  40270

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Voting Members: As a Voting Member, you have the distinct privilege of electing ACSA’s Board of Directors. Your voice is heard. Your ideas matter.
  • Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show: Receive exclusive member registration discount. The annual convention provides distillers and their key partners the opportunity to network and focus on DSP-centric issues. Education is a cornerstone of this event.
  • Spirits Judging: Receive discounted entry fees and judges’ detailed tasting notes.
  • Legislative: ACSA is the voice of the craft spirits industry and advocates for craft spirits on the federal, state, and local levels. ACSA’s goal is to improve the business environment for craft spirits producers everywhere.
  • Trade Shows & Industry Event: ACSA actively promotes craft representation at national and major regional events and provides discounts and valuable platforms for brand promotion.
  • Distilling Guilds: ACSA actively promotes the formation of distilling guilds and supports their initiatives.
  • Master Classes: ACSA conducts focused educational classes with industry experts throughout the year, and before the annual convention. Members may attend at a discounted rate.
  • Education: Discounted registration fees to world-class industry education in the form of webinars, regional master classes, and safety seminars.
  • Media Relations: ACSA releases timely, reliable press of pertinent news that is communicated to the media at large as well as posted on the website. ACSA defends and promotes craft spirits with industry defined positions and takes a proactive and central role in the ongoing conversation around craft spirits.
  • “Members Only” Industry Reports: ACSA periodically collects and disseminates reliable information on industry growth, category production volumes, and other important data regarding craft spirits.
  • The Monthly Mash: A member-focused monthly newsletter, highlighting association events, industry updates, and regulatory compliance news.
  • E-News: Digital publication with contributing authors, advertorial from sponsors, and high-level association updates, particularly with legislative affairs distributed to the entire industry.

MEMBER DISCOUNTS

  • Moonshine University – Members receive 10% off all Moonshine University courses simply because of ACSA membership. Click here for a full list of programs. 
  • Whiskey Resources — Three Month Free Trial — Sign up and use code ACSA3FREE
  • Glencairn — We offer discounted pricing to all U.S. Distillers and the drink trade.
  • Tapi — For new projects (new customer or new item for existing customer) 5% discount on first order

Membership Committee

Chair, Jeff Kanof
Copperworks Distilling Company

Committee Members

Dan Farber, Osocalis Distillery
Dan Garrison, Garrison Brothers Distillery
Brent Ryan, Newport Distilling Company
Brian Christensen, Artisan Spirit Magazine
Jake Holshue, Old Trestle Distillery
Ryan Christiansen, Caledonia Spirits
Mark Taliancich, Happy Raptor Distilling
Carason Lehmann, Member Services and Social Media Coordinator, (803) 606-2187

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