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
The Microbrewery Modernization Act of 2015, House Bill 1158, seeks to provide that a holder of a permit to manufacture beer who operates a brewery may sell limited amounts of beer on the premises of …More
Senate Bill 273 permits licensed brewers and resident brewers to conduct non-intoxicating beer sampling and growler sales for off-premises consumption. Additionally, the brewpub bonding requirements are removed.
Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Chris Collins (NY-27) have introduced the H.R. 600, the Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act. The legislation would amend the tax code pertaining to wine and related beverages …More
House Bill 326 increases the number of barrels allowed to be produced by a small brewery from 10,000 to 60,000, allows a licensed brewer that manufactures less than 60,000 barrels of beer per year to …More
Senate Bill 290 allows production breweries the same growler sales privileges (up to two a day per customer) as brewpubs.