S.B. 563 would allow a manufacturer of spirits, wine or malt liquor with a retail license to sell its products for consumption off the premises of that manufacturer without the licensed premises being physically separated …More
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The Tax and Trade Bureau announced certain statutory changes originally contained in the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act and passed as part of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (“the …More
House Bill 733 authorizes holders of certain alcoholic beverage manufacturer’s licenses to allow the sampling, sale, and consumption of certain products. The bill would also allow the holder of a farm brewery license to …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued general guidance concerning promotional activities commonly associated with category management programs and whether or not these activities are lawful. TTB Ruling 2016-1, The Shelf Plan and …More
House Bill 5025 seeks to add an individual representing the microbrew industry to the Grape and Wine Industry Council.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements which includes renewing the call for lowering the legal limit on blood alcohol content to .05. The relevant …More
Among other provisions, House Bill 846 would allow small craft breweries (defined as those producing 225,000 barrels or less annually) to: sell up to 2,000 barrels or 10% of production (whichever is greater) for both …More
Looking back on the work that the Brewers Association (and small and independent craft brewers) did in Washington, D.C., during the past year, I am impressed at what we were able to achieve in such …More
The recently passed federal highway funding measure includes over $21 million for the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program for development of in-car alcohol detection sensors/ignition interlocks and about $3 million for 24/7 …More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has denied the appeal of a district court decision which upheld a state law denying grocery and convenience stores the ability to sell cold packaged beer. …More