Brewers association

Local brewer elected to the National Brewers Association | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The founder of a small beer brewery in downtown Winchester was elected in the national election Brewers Associationboard of directors.

Holly Redding, co-owner of Winchester Brewery at 320 N. Cameron St., was chosen in late November to represent the taproom breweries board of directors for the nonprofit that has more than 5,400 members. His three-year term begins in February.

In a Winchester Brew Works press release, Redding said she “will use my headquarters to ensure support is provided to meet the unique needs of taproom breweries, particularly with the uncertainty of the coming months and years as we emerge from the COVID crisis.”

According to the Brewers Association, taproom breweries are defined as beer-making businesses that sell more than 25% of their product on-site and have limited catering service. Beer making operations with full food menus are considered pub breweries.

Based in Boulder, Colorado, the Brewers Association provides technical training and safety education, encourages diversity, and advocates for America’s independent craft brewers. It works in partnership with the 46,000 members of the American Homebrew Association promote best practices and standards of brewing excellence. For more information, visit

Winchester Brew Works, which offers indoor and outdoor seating seven days a week, was founded in March 2016 by Redding and three co-owners. It features a three-barrel brewhouse focused on making craft beers accessible to all customers. For more information, visit