Craft Beverage Regulatory Reform Bill Reaches 126 Co-Sponsors in House

By: Therese J. Adams In the last few weeks, the Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015 and its companion bill in the House have seen its list of co-sponsors grow longer. An additional 16 House members signed on as co-sponsors of the bill just in the last three weeks—bringing the total number of

Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015 May Bring Reduced Federal Excise Taxes and Regulatory Burdens to Producers

This month Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a comprehensive tax reform bill, the Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015, that would ease regulations on smaller producers of alcoholic beverages and decrease excise taxes.  The Act combines aspects from prior bills—the Small BREW Act, the Fair BEER Act, the AGED Spirits Act, the Distillery