S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
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The Beer Institute announced the following updates to its Advertising and Marketing Code: The Code will now allow any identified individual, company or organization to file a complaint about any brewer’s advertising. The new language …More
A Circuit Court in Alabama has ruled in favor of Sweetwater Brewing Co. in a wrongful termination suit brought by Birmingham Beverage Co., the brewer’s distributor in several Alabama counties. A key factor in …More
Amended on third reading, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize 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 …More
Sustainability is an increasingly important topic to small brewers across the U.S. Short’s Brewing in Elk Rapids, Mich. recently unveiled the latest project in their sustainability campaign—solar panels on the roof of the production facility. Present …More
Passing out of Senate committee, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the sale of …More
Gaining Senate committee approval, 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.
Receiving initial Senate committee approval, A.B. 780 would allow a beer manufacturer to name a licensed retailer on social media platforms.
Passing initial Senate committee consideration, 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 …More
Gaining Assembly committee approval, Senate Bill 327 would consolidate two similar tied-house exceptions (one pertaining to “on-sale” retailers and the other to “off-sale” retailers) within the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act, which authorize the dissemination …More