Failing to advance from committee, S.B. 801 sought to create an Office of Alcohol Beverages Enforcement and a new permit for resort manufacturers.
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
The Wisconsin Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support the state’s small and independent brewers and the community of beer drinkers. Please read the following information provided by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. The …More
A.B. 826/S.B. 698 create a process for certification of fermented malt beverages (beer) by the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection as “state-certified Wisconsin beer.”
A.B. 492 and companion S.B. 418 create a distillpub permit authorizing the manufacture, rectification, and sale of intoxicating liquor. Additionally, if a brewpub also holds a distillpub permit in the same name, the brewpub …More
A legislative proposal has been unveiled that its lead sponsor believes will start the discussion on how to improve the three-tier system. Among a variety of provisions, the proposal, dubbed Cheers Wisconsin!, would increase the …More
The Wisconsin Craft Beverage Coalition, whose members include the Wisconsin Brewers Guild, the Wisconsin Winery Association, and the Wisconsin Distillers Guild, has been formed to promote the interests of the state’s craft beverage producers. …More
Amended in committee, Senate Bill 283 authorizes a brewer, at the request of a customer, to package and sell at retail, on brewery premises or at the brewer’s off-site retail outlet, refillable containers of the …More
Companion legislation Senate Bill 283 and Assembly Bill 391 seek to authorize Class “A” beer retailers (those authorized to engage in the retail sale of fermented malt beverages in original containers for consumption off the …More
While on a trip through her home state of Wisconsin, Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped to tour a few local breweries. Senator Baldwin, a member of the Small Brewers Caucus and an original co-sponsor of the …More
New Glarus Brewing Co.'s owner, Deb Carey, will once again represent small business at the White House as she sits with first lady Michelle Obama during the State of the Union Tuesday evening.