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Profit Tip For Breweries

Profit Tip to breweries: Hops infused oil adds a depth of flavor to sandwiches, salads and other foods to perfectly complement craft beer. Farm breweries are permitted to sell agriculture and tourism related products. Hops infused oils offer a perfect … Continue reading

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Craft Brewer Sales Calls with Distributors

  Craft Brewer Sales Calls with Distributors You make great beer. You launched a craft brewery and are now ready to sell wholesale to a distributor who will do the hard work of selling your beer to retailers such as … Continue reading

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Is Your Craft Beverage Production Facility In Compliance With the Clean Water Act?

D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. settled with the EPA relating to 141 alleged Clean Water Act (CWA) violations where it will pay $2.8 million in fines. The Pennsylvania brewery will pay $2.8 million penalty, plus approximately $7 million in promised … Continue reading

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Do I need a separate entrance for an alternating proprietorship?

No. Ideally, there are separate entrances but this is not strictly required by the TTB. It is important to remember that state ABC boards may still require the separate entrances, New York State Liquor Authority does not generally require separate … Continue reading

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What does the TTB look for when sampling your beer?

The TTB tested beers and malt beverages for compliance issues. The most commonly found problems, listed in order, were: Alcohol content: under Alcohol content: over Non-mandatory information differs from the COLA Mandatory information is missing Government warning has errors Mandatory … Continue reading

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New York State Labelled Spirits

Pursuant to Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (“ABCL”) Section 3(20-c), a liquor can be designated as a “New York state labelled liquor” if 75%, by volume, of the fruits, vegetables, grain and grain products, honey, maple sap or other agricultural products … Continue reading

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Record Keeping Requirement for New York Labelled Beer

Section 3 (20-d) of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (“ABCL”) defines “New York State labelled beer.” Until December 31, 2018, at least 20% (by weight) of the hops, and at least 20% (by weight) of all other ingredients excluding water, … Continue reading

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Craft breweries and wineries can find synergy in new wine-beer hybrid categories

Craft breweries have exciting opportunities to create new hybrid categories that combine wine and beer. This is especially good news for New York farm breweries and wineries, a unique category that allows these farm producers to sell both farm beers … Continue reading

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Off premises grocery beer and wine products license

An LLC that has more than 10 investing members is seeking an off premises grocery beer and wine products license. They intend to find more investors. General Counsel raises the concern that the equity would not be liquid if a … Continue reading

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Crown Finish Caves: more evidence that Beer and Cheese really do go together

Nassau Brewery closed in 1912 leaving its caves, tunnels and vaulted chambers under Bergen Street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. A commercial renovation of the brewery and ice house properties created both residential and commercial rental units. But … Continue reading

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