Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 99 establishes a committee to study allowing the sampling of beer or wine at farmer’s markets and a committee to study powdered or crystalline alcohol.
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Passed by the Assembly and under Senate consideration, Assembly Joint Resolution 109 designates the third weekend in October each year as “Shuck, Sip, and Slurp Weekend” to promote New Jersey oysters, wine, and beer.
Passing both legislative chambers, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and …More
Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol.
The Brewers Association and the Beer Institute recently sent a joint letter to Members of Congress supporting the newly introduced Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015 (S. 1562/H.R. 2903). The letter encourages Members …More
Prior to SAVOR, 150 craft brewers, owners and guild leaders came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the craft brewing community. They met with over 150 members of Congress and over 300 members of Congressional staff. …More
A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida has ruled against consumers who brought suit against Maker’s Mark Distillery for using the term “handmade” in marketing its Maker’s Mark bourbon whiskey. Plaintiffs claimed they relied on …More
Awaiting a full Senate vote, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small …More
Before the full Senate for a vote, S.B. 4118 establishes the New York Craft Beverage Council within the Department of Economic Development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More