On March 7-8, the Brewers Association hosted a coalition of U.S. hop farmers, suppliers, and brewers in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the event was to work with our supply chain partners to educate members …More
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed a proclamation imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. Read the Brewers Association’s official statement on those tariffs as …More
Members of Congress and elected officials spent a significant portion of February showing their love for their local small and independent breweries. Governors, senators, and representatives stopped by to visit their favorite breweries to celebrate …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has posted further information of interest to brewers as part of the continuing effort to provide guidance concerning the recently reduced excise tax rates. The new information follows and …More
President Trump announced today that the U.S. government will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel as early as next week. The announcement is the White House’s response to the Department of Commerce’s Section 232 investigation …More
The Wisconsin Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support the state’s small and independent brewers and the community of beer drinkers. Please read the following information provided by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. The …More
House Bill 345 seeks to delay the effective date of the reduction of the blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05 until December 30, 2022.
Subject of a committee hearing, H.B. 710 would create an exception to the beer and wine franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than …More
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 422 and Senate Bill 306 permits brewery licensees to sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns at premises described in the brewery license for on-premises …More
Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 547 sought to provide that brewery licensees may sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns not only at its own premises but also at a …More