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New York Addresses Small Samples at Events

S.B. 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples (three ounces or less) of their beer or malt beverages at specified events.

Brewers Association

NY Bill Seeks to Authorize Credit

Assembly Bill 1719 seeks to authorize a credit for beer produced within New York City by a taxpayer that is registered as a distributor.

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Brewery Promotion Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, A.B. 8679 provides that the state policy with regard to the alcoholic beverage control law shall be to promote economic development and job opportunities in the beer, wine and liquor industries …More

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Alcohol Summit Proposals Become Law

A.B.10122, legislation codifying recommendations arising from Governor Cuomo’s Wine, Beer, Spirits, and Cider Summit held earlier this year, has been signed into law. The measure ensures the state’s continued support of the growing craft beverage …More

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New York Liquor Authority Releases Labeling Guidance

The New York Liquor Authority has released guidance providing ingredient standards for New York State labelled beer and beer produced by farm breweries. Accompanying advisories address distilleries and cideries.

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