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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.

Ohio Bill Would Allow Breweries Direct Shipping Ability

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.

Brewers Association

Distributors Raise Three-Tier Concerns in Idaho

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

Brewers Association

Powdered Alcohol Prohibition Advances

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.

Brewers Association