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Ask Congress to Support Your Brewery

Grassroots activism is one of the most powerful tools for small and independent brewers. During the last legislative session, more than half of the U.S. Congress supported lowering the federal excise tax for craft brewers. …More

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Michigan Looks to Expand Growler Privileges

On the Governor’s desk, S.B. 973 would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to expand the kinds of businesses that are legally allowed to fill beer growlers. Specifically, it would allow a person holding both …More

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NJ Senate Amends Farm Market sales Bill

Senate Bill 1334, allowing the holder of a limited or restricted brewery license to sell beer in growlers at a seasonal farm market, was amended and reported from committee. The amendments establish that only …More

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Ohio Sampling Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law by the Governor, H.B. 444 allows certain liquor permit holders to provide, in any 24-hour period, up to four free tasting samples of beer, wine, and spirituous liquor to a person who …More

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Non-Profit Donations Bill Introduced in SC

Senate Bill 114 seeks to allow manufacturers or producers of beer, ale, porter, wine, or alcoholic liquors to donate their products and furnish equipment and representatives to dispense and promote their beverages to qualified nonprofit …More

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