Congress Could Strip Samuel Adams of “Craft” Label

Craft beer's huge boom has put a lot of pressure on congress men and women to pass legislation that will further the benefits states are experiencing from the craft beer tourism. With nearly 2,000 more breweries in planning across the US, the economic impacts are huge. The biggest pieces of legislation [...]


Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Craft beer is big business and when something becomes big business it demands a certain level of legislative attention. Earlier this year the Small BREW Act and the Fair BEER Act were proposed from different sectors of the industry. Recently, the Brewers Association hired it's first lobbyist. Oregon's Senator Ron Wyden is co-chair [...]


Chief Economist of Brewers Association Sees More Growth

Thanks to deregulation back in the late 1970s craft beer has become an economic force in many world economies.  There are so many fads in the world economy, but craft beer doesn't seem to be one of those. Just how much growth can we expect? Bart Watson, the Chief Economist for the [...]

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