Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) registered significant bipartisan support in both chambers of the 113th U.S. Congress. H.R. 494 was introduced on February …More
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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.
Draft legislation has been requested that seeks to revise franchise laws related to beer and wine distributors.
In the aftermath of a Franklin County circuit court ruling that the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) must issue Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) a distributor’s license for the Budweiser of Owensboro distributorship, the Director …More
House Bill 668 would allow certain permit holders, including manufacturers of beer, to sell and ship beer and wine on behalf of a different class of permit holder to consumers residing in the state.
In the wake of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (ABI) purchase of Bend, Oregon’s 10 Barrel Brewing Co. which operates a brewpub in the state of Idaho, the Idaho Beer & Wine Distributors Association has petitioned the state …More
The Institute for Justice has filed suit in a Texas District Court on behalf of three small brewers claiming that it is unconstitutional for the state to force them to give distributors their territorial distribution …More
Receiving favorable floor consideration in the House, House Bill 594 seeks to prohibit the sale or offering for sale for human consumption of powdered or crystalline alcohol.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments and vending machines. The menu labeling final …More
On December 15, the Brewers Association (BA) submitted a second round of comments on the federal Food and Drug Administration’s proposed rule concerning the regulation of spent grain used for animal feed as part of …More
Signed into law, House Bill 1148 provides a license for certain businesses to allow patrons to manufacture malt beverages and wines on the licensed premises for personal use.