Signed by the Governor, H.B. 232 authorizes manufacturers for low and high alcoholic content beverages and brewers for low alcoholic content beverages to sell certain quantities of these beverages at the facility where they are …More
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Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 424 provides that manufacturers and wholesalers may donate malt liquor, wine or spirits to be used as prizes or for auctions to public broadcasting stations, incorporated civic organizations and …More
The Brewers Association and the Beer Institute recently sent a joint letter to Members of Congress supporting the newly introduced Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015 (S. 1562/H.R. 2903). The letter encourages Members …More
Prior to SAVOR, 150 craft brewers, owners and guild leaders came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the craft brewing community. They met with over 150 members of Congress and over 300 members of Congressional staff. …More
A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida has ruled against consumers who brought suit against Maker’s Mark Distillery for using the term “handmade” in marketing its Maker’s Mark bourbon whiskey. Plaintiffs claimed they relied on …More
S.B. 73 provides for a small brewer tax credit of $200,000 for the purchase of qualifying capital expenditures.
H.R. 2278 recognizes April 29, 2015, as Craft Brewers Day at the State Capitol.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5662 allows a licensed domestic brewery or microbrewery to provide promotional items to a nonprofit charitable corporation or association.
Awaiting a full Senate vote, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small …More