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National grant program helps Walking Man Brewing expand outdoor seating

Walking Man Brewing recently received a grant that will allow it to enhance its role in downtown Stevenson, WA Main Street America and The Hartford…

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This year’s Craft Brewers Conference rescheduled and moved

The 2021 version of the Craft Brewers Conference and Brew Expo is scheduled for September in Denver (September 9-12, 2021). The event was originally slated…

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Resources for breweries: Coronavirus Relief Package and PPP Loans

I just got a message from the Washington Brewers Guild. They want breweries to know about two upcoming opportunities related to COVID-19 economic relief. Specifically,…

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Help your neighbor survive the driest January on record

I suspect that those who’ve made the New Year’s resolution to observe Dry January and abstain for the first month of the year are not…

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Cider Summit and Cider Con pivot again, new tasting kits and event for the new year

Cider lovers, rejoice! The folks who bring you the Cider Summit events are bravely pushing their way forward despite the current circumstances. For you, that…

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Ring in the new year with Fresh Hop Beer. Yep, it’s happening

Update – March 12, 2021 – I received an email from Jim Schlichting of Blue Lake Hops in Michigan informing me that they’d been working…

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Beer excise tax relief and COVID relief realized – CBMTRA becoming law

This is good news, by all accounts and appearances. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) is about to become law. Basically, this…

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Watchdog agency calls for investigation into Anheuser-Busch InBev’s actions in California

Ace Beverage is one of the largest independently owned beer distributors in the United States. Based in Los Angeles, California, the company primarily distributes products…

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