20 Feb 2018

Duffie’s Tavern Strong Ale: The Guild’s 2018 Collaboration Beer

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Duffie’s Tavern Strong Ale: The Guild’s 2018 Collaboration Beer

Brewers across Alabama came together to brew a special Guild collaboration this year. Duffie’s Tavern Strong Ale is now working its way through the distribution system and will soon be available at bars and stores throughout the state. This is the fourth release in our Capital Series of annual collaborations. With cooperation from theĀ Alabama Bicentennial […]

20 Dec 2017

Congress passes historic tax reform for small brewers

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Congress passes historic tax reform for small brewers

The 115th Congress passed the provisions of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which lowers the federal excise tax for breweries, on December 20, 2017. Under the bill, the federal excise tax will be reduced to $3.50/barrel (from $7/barrel) on the first 60,000 barrels for domestic brewers producing less than 2 million […]

27 Oct 2017

Dan Roberts to Lead Alabama Brewers Guild

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Dan Roberts to Lead Alabama Brewers Guild

The Alabama Brewers Guild today announced that it has hired Dan Roberts as its new executive director. “The consensus was that Dan was ultimately the best qualified candidate based on his experience and knowledge of our unique industry,” said Guild president Derrell Winowich. “His commitment to furthering the growth and progression of Alabama beer and […]

17 Oct 2017

Alabama Brewers Guild Statement on the Consolidation of Avondale Brewing Co and Good People Brewing Co

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Alabama Brewers Guild Statement on the Consolidation of Avondale Brewing Co and Good People Brewing Co

Two of our brewing members recently consolidated through an acquisition. These types of business transactions are a normal part of a healthy and growing industry. Fans should be thrilled that both breweries continue to be owned by local, independent interests with a proven commitment to craft beer. Moving forward, we are confident that both brands […]