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Craft Distillers See Layoffs As Outbreak Hits Smaller Players Hard

A new survey from the American Craft Spirits Association points to a grim future for smaller distillers, with coronavirus-related shutdowns potentially devastating producers across the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2020

Spirits Industry Calls On U.S. Government For Relief

A group of spirits industry trade organizations, including DISCUS and the American Craft Spirits Association, has sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asking Congress to provide financial relief to distilleries across the country. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2020

Industry Groups Speak Out Against New Proposed Tariffs On Imported Wine And Spirits, As U.S. Takes Aim At E.U., Mexico

Just days ago the U.S. reached new trade agreements with Canada and Mexico that were expected to ratchet down tariff tensions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 31, 2019

Craft Spirits Industry Aims For An FET Reduction, Reduced Regulatory Hurdles

The craft spirits category is expected to get some good news on the tax front soon, due to growing support for the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S. 236/ H.R. 747), which aims to reduce taxes and regulations for craft brewers, distillers and vintners. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 26, 2016

•Boston’s Harpoon Brewery is introducing Sticke Alt, the latest offering in its limited 100 Barrel Series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2016

New Distillery Has Oregon’s House Spirits Primed For Expansion

After opening a new $6 million distillery in Portland’s Distillery Row last November, Oregon-based House Spirits has increased its production capacity six-fold, and is eyeing significant expansion for its Aviation American Gin and Westward Oregon Straight Malt Whiskey brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 4, 2016

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