As you learned from The Who, What and Why of Small Brewers Caucuses, the federal Small Brewers Caucuses are key allies for the craft brewing industry. Therefore, the Brewers Association takes a special interest in this group to make …More
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When people think of craft brewing, they don’t necessarily think of political activism. But thanks to an active and informed community of craft brewers and enthusiasts, that perception is beginning to change. Since I started at …More
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) has accepted a $450,000 offer in compromise from MillerCoors, LLC for alleged violations of the trade practice provisions of the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) Act. The …More
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has announced a change to data review on certificate of label approval (COLA) applications as opposed to on the labels themselves. TTB believes this will result …More
Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is challenging the constitutionality of provisions in the Texas Alcohol Beverage Code that prohibit a craft brewery from selling its products on-site to consumers for off-premises consumption, a privilege that both …More
Indiana distributor Monarch Beverage Co. previously filed suit in U.S. District Court challenging state law that prohibits beer wholesalers from holding a permit to wholesale liquor. Currently, wine wholesalers have the ability to also distribute …More
Signed by the Governor, Assembly Bill 776 authorizes a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the sale of beer produced by …More
Stalling in the Senate, A.B. 973 seeks to harmonize the rules for on-sale and off-sale retailers and allows the dissemination of retail information on new media platforms (e.g. social media) for all types of retailers.
Signed into law, A.B. 780 allows a beer manufacturer to name a licensed retailer on social media platforms.
Approved by the Governor, A.B. 893 seeks to repeal existing provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act relating to the process for filing of beer label applications with the ABC by manufacturers of beer …More