Passing the California Assembly and amended in Senate committee, Assembly Bill 2609 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer or homemade wine in connection with a bona fide competition or judging or …More
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The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has released additional information on the use of optional alcohol facts statements. TTB Information on Optional Alcohol Facts Statements
As a result of a petition filed by the Brewers Association in 2006 and continuing calls for recognition of commonly used ingredients and processes in brewing, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) continues to gain support in both chambers of the 113th U.S. Congress. H.R. 494 was introduced on February …More
Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) are the newest members of the the Senate Bipartisan Small Brewers Caucus. There are now 28 Senate Caucus members, representing 22 states. The Senate Bipartisan Small Brewers Caucus …More
On Thursday, May 8, brewery and state brewers guild representatives from 49 states assembled in Washington, D.C. for the annual hill climb organized by the Brewers Association.
The Brewers Association Board of Directors recently sent a message to members regarding the three-tier system and franchise law reform.
During a visit to Revolution Brewing in Chicago, U.S. Senator Kirk discussed the Small BREW Act
Senator Charles Schumer recently stopped by Saranac, a small brewery in New York, to discuss the FDA's proposed ruling on spent grain and the effect it could have on local breweries and farmers.
In support of brewers in their states and across the country, U.S. Senators Collins (R-ME), King (I-ME), Udall (D-CO) and others are urging changes to the proposed FDA ruling.