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
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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
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance to assist companies in complying with the menu labeling final rule, which requires that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants …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.