Boulder CO, Jun. 21, 2019 — You may think that plants growing in the sidewalk cracks are annoying weeds but to some homebrewers and professional brewers they are sought after ingredients. Yarrow is one. It’s used as a bittering substitute for hops. Dandelions and pineapple weeds are a couple of other “weeds.” As the inimitable […]
House Committee Approves Excise Tax Relief Extension
Watertown MA, Jun. 21, 2019 — Another year of excise tax relief for brewers is closer to reality. As expected, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a one-year extension of the federal excise tax relief for alcohol producers and importers.
Boulder CO, Jun. 20, 2019 — On June 20, 2019, the Ways and Means Committee held a markup of H.R. 3301, The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019, a tax extenders bill which includes a one-year extension of the language that recalibrated federal excise taxes (FET) for breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
Watertown MA, Jun. 20, 2019 — An effort to maintain reduced federal excise taxes (FET) on all brewers an importers could take a major step forward tonight.
Zymurgy Magazine Announces Winners of Annual Survey
Boulder CO, Jun. 19, 2019 — All hail the best ale…stout and IPA! Zymurgy magazine, the publication of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), today revealed the results of its 17th annual Best Beers in America survey. AHA members nominated and voted for offerings from more than 7,400 brewers nationwide […]
Boulder CO, Jun. 19, 2019 — When you see the list of 2019’s Best Beers in America, two things are very clear: all hail Michigan beer and long live the IPA beer style.
Cincinnati OH, Jun. 13, 2019 — The Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for May 2019 is showing continued momentum for beer. The index, released by the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a […]
Cincinnati OH, Jun. 19, 2019 — There are more than 7,500 craft breweries now open in the United States, and the day’s of overall sales growth might be over. If you haven’t opened up your craft brewery yet, did you miss your shot?
Time is a transformative ingredient in wood-aged beer. Neil Fisher of WeldWerks Brewing shares what he’s learned about making beers that stand up to extended aging.
Fort Collins CO, Jun. 18, 2019 — Like many brewers, when we loaded into barrels our first renditions of the beer we’d later name Medianoche, we planned on then-standard 9- […]
Washington DC, Jun. 18, 2019 — On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) will publish a proposed rule in Federal Register proposing the establishment of the 144,000-acre “Tualatin Hills” American viticultural area in Washington and Multnomah Counties in Oregon and the 33,600-acre “Laurelwood District” viticultural area in Washington […]