Signed into law, Senate Bill 1030 increases the maximum production limit for a microbrewery from 40,000 barrels per location to 200,000 barrels in aggregate; requires a microbrewery that exceeds the calendar year limit for production …More
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House Bill 2306 seeks to raise the liquor enforcement tax on the gross receipts of alcoholic beverages to 12 percent (from 8 percent).
A U.S. Appeals Court has ruled that Flying Dog Brewery can recover damages due to loss of sales in 2009 caused by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s ban on the sale of Raging Bitch Belgian-Style …More
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has given label approval to the makers of Palcohol, a powdered alcohol product. TTB originally approved the labels in 2014, but withdrew those approvals saying …More
H.R. 1172, the Distillery Excise Tax Reform Act of 2015, amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a reduction in the excise tax on distilled spirits for domestic distillers who produce not more than 100,000 …More
S. 807, the Fair Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act (BEER Act), was introduced on March 19, joining its House companion H.R. 767. The legislation seeks to impose a graduated federal excise tax on all …More
While on a trip through her home state of Wisconsin, Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped to tour a few local breweries. Senator Baldwin, a member of the Small Brewers Caucus and an original co-sponsor of the …More
The first federal Capitol Hill climb of 2015 in support of small brewer excise tax recalibration was held on March 25, with 33 Brewers Association (BA) brewery members and guild representatives, as well as five …More
With both the U.S. House and Senate in recess, Members of Congress are heading to their districts. On Monday, U.S. Congressman Jason Smith of Missouri took time to stop by Piney River Brewing during his district visit. …More
Senate File 144 seeks to set a minimum annual production of 50 barrels (lowered from 100 barrels) for microbreweries.