DESTIHL, a small, yet rapidly growing brewery in central Illinois, recently hosted U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock for a tour of the facility. Brewery CEO and Brewmaster Matt Potts lead the tour and discussed the challenges associated with running …More
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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
Senator Richard Blumenthal recently paid a visit to one of his local breweries, Thomas Hooker, to discuss his support for the Small BREW Act. The Senator, who is also a member of the Small Brewers Caucus, joined 24 of his …More
H.R. 232, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), was introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress on January 8 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Joining …More
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
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
S.B. 258 would allow growler sales for those holding a small brewer’s license.
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
Senate Bill 2325 would allow multiple taproom licenses to brewers with an annual production of 25,000 barrels or less.
Senate Bill 63 seeks to allow breweries to sell up to 72 ounces for on-premise consumption and 144 ounces for off-premise consumption per day from the brewery premises. The bill also provides for brewpub sales …More