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Alabama Brewer Drums up Support for Small BREW Act

Founder and CEO of Back 40 Beer Company, Jason Wilson, recently hosted a tour for Congressman Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL 4th District). As this was the Congressman first opportunity to visit a local brewery, Wilson gave him an in-depth …More

Brewers Association

Alternative Excise Tax Legislation Introduced

Introduced on February 5, 2015, H.R. 767, the Fair Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act, seeks to impose a graduated federal excise tax on all brewers (no qualifying production threshold and including multi-national companies) and …More

Brewers Association

Florida Growler and Taproom Sales

Rewritten to address concerns raised in an administrative lawsuit filed against the state (since dropped) which called into question the ability of breweries to operate taprooms, Senate Bill 186 now authorizes the issuance of vendor’s …More

Brewers Association

Florida Bill Addresses Brewery Sales and Franchise Issues

H.B.107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers) without obtaining a vendor’s license. Additionally, the bill provides for written franchise agreements of no more than …More

Brewers Association