17 Jul 2010

Food and Beer Chart

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The Brewers Association has generously provided a free chart containing beer styles, flavor compositions, suggested food pairings for each style, and even glassware and serving temperature suggestions. Additionally, the presentation outlines key fundamentals on matching beer styles with foods, all to help consumers and retailers become more versed with the joys of pairing craft beer […]

17 Jul 2010

Support Your Local Brewery

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Sign up now to receive action alerts at http://www.supportyourlocalbrewery.org/ Support Your Local Brewery is a national, grassroots partnership of beer enthusiasts, professional trade associations and brewers dedicated to supporting and protecting the legislative and regulatory interests of small, traditional and independent craft breweries. Beer Activists are the Minutemen and Minutewomen of the brewing community. Just […]

17 Jul 2010

Graduated Excise Tax Reduction Legislation Introduced

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From brewersassociation.org: The Brewers Association supports H.R. 4278, a bill to create a graduated beer excise tax rate of $3.50 and $16 for America’s small brewers, sponsored by U.S. Representatives Richard Neal (D-Massachusetts 2nd District) and Kevin Brady (R-Texas 8th District). Currently, a small brewer that produces less than 2 million barrels of beer per […]

17 Jul 2010

Brewers Association announces position statements

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Today, the Brewers Association announced two new position statements regarding the craft brewing industry. Thanks to the BA for their continued advocacy on behalf of Brewers. To read the full position statements, click here. Excerpts are copied below, with emphasis added to key points. Brewery Direct to Customer Sales The Brewers Association (BA) believes the […]