Craft Spirits

What Do Producers Stand to Lose If the CBMA Isn’t Made Permanent?

What Do Producers Stand to Lose If the CBMA Isn’t Made Permanent?

If the tax break is allowed to expire this year, it could create a domino effect for producers—and the rest of the industry Illustration by Jeff Quinn. If the tax breaks that the U.S. alcohol industry has gotten used to over the past year expire at the end of...

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The Monthly Mash: April Part II

The Monthly Mash: April Part II

Spirited Response: Monthly Poll Do you plan to expand within the next year? Yes Select No Select Depends on whether Congress votes to extend the FET reduction Select Do you plan to purchase new equipment within the next 12 months? Yes Select No Select Depends on whether Congress votes...

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The Monthly Mash: April Part I

The Monthly Mash: April Part I

The Monthly Mash Volume 4.04 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer Dear Friends in Our Craft Spirits Community: Have you noticed the different shades of green that emerge with Spring...

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REGISTER HERE: 2019 Public Policy Conference

July 22-24, 2019 Phoenix Park Hotel, Washington, D.C. The American Craft Spirits Association and the Distilled Spirits Council invite you to attend our Public Policy Conference July 22-24, 2019, in Washington, D.C, where members of the distilled spirits sector will meet with lawmakers and advocate in support of critically...

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CRAFT BEVERAGE MODERNIZATION & TAX REFORM ACT REINTRODUCED TO HOUSE BY CONGRESSMEN KIND & KELLY

Permanent Excise Tax Remains ACSA’s Main Focus in 2019 Washington, DC (February 13, 2019) – The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which would offer the craft distilling community permanent Federal Excise Tax (FET) relief, a benefit that the beer and wine industries have enjoyed for some time,...

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How Wyoming’s unlikely craft beer and liquor boom is rekindling a state’s entrepreneurial spirit

October 23rd, 2018 by Samuel Western On a hot day in August, air hazy from the forest fires burning far to the west, I drove halfway across Wyoming to check out a new malting plant. Normally, I wouldn’t travel from Sheridan to Pine Bluffs—370 miles and back again in...

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