Amended and passed by the House, Senate Bill 99 establishes a committee to study allowing the sampling of beer or wine at farmer’s markets and a committee to study powdered or crystalline alcohol.
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Companions A.B. 4389 and S.B. 2910 seek to permit certain breweries to sell beer at community farm markets.
Assembly Bill 4391 and Senate Bill 2912 both seek to authorize restricted breweries to annually sell up to 1,000 barrels of beer to in-state and out-of-state retailers.
H.R. 232, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), was introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress on January 8 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Joining …More
Companion bills A.B. 4390 and S.B. 2911 seek to allow consumption of food on limited brewery premises.
H.R. 2520, the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act, seeks to reduce the current $13.50/proof gallon rate to $9.00/proof gallon, with the initial 100,000 gallons taxed at a rate of $2.70/proof gallon. All spirits …More
Assembly Joint Resolution 109 designates the third weekend in October each year as “Shuck, Sip, and Slurp Weekend” to promote New Jersey oysters, wine, and beer.
More than 150 small brewery owners and state guild leaders climbed Capitol Hill on June 4 to tell the story of small and independent American craft brewers. After a briefing, the group set out to …More
While in his home district, U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-3) stopped by Pagosa Brewing in Pagosa Spring, Colo. Pagosa Brewing is a small-yet-growing brewpub located in southern Colorado. Head brewer and president Tony Simmons, along with …More
Recently both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton visited small breweries. Hillary Clinton was on an East Coast tour and stopped in to Smuttynose Brewing Co. in Hampton, New Hampshire. After a tour of the brewery, Clinton held a roundtable discussion …More