Established in 1887, Master Brewers Association of the Americas offers a wide range of support services to the brewing industry. It serves the brewing, fermentation, and allied industries by providing education in brewing science. It also conducts workshops and seminars for industry professionals. The association is governed board of governors and has more than 20 Districts throughout the world. It also publishes a quarterly journal that has feature articles on various topics such as brewing by-products, brewery ecological matters, beer packaging, and brewing ingredients and processes. The association also offers scholarships for brewing and malting science students. It is located in Egan, Minn.