The Motor City Shiners is a Charter Member of the International Association of Shrine Taprooms.
There are currently 38 Taprooms that comprise the I.A.S.T. The Association was formed for the following purposes: To promote and explore local, regional, and international craft beverages. To promote acquaintances, friendship and fellowship among the members of various Clubs throughout the Shrine. To promote home brewing among those Clubs desiring to do so.
As a means for members to explore their hobby of home brewing through the promotion and education of brewing beer / wine making / distilling / and other related activities – hereafter collectively referred to as “home brewing” – and to increase the awareness of the quality and variety of homemade beverages (either non-alcoholic or alcoholic) such as, but not limited to: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Cider, Mead or Soda. T
To exchange ideas, practices and methodologies of home brewing: To engage in social activities focused on homemade beverages. Education in the process of making and refining homemade beverages. To promote the hobby and enjoyment of home brewing. To promote the responsible use and enjoyment of homemade beverages.