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Beer Institute: America Celebrates Its Independence with Beer

July 2, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Traditionally, more beer is sold on and around the Fourth of July holiday than during any other time throughout the year, as Americans gather to celebrate their independence and to toast the founding fathers who made it all possible. “It is widely known that those who fought for and won American Independence had great vision, courage and wisdom. Less well known is the fact that they were also lovers of beer,” said Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES MAY 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

June 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for May 2018: The May 2018 estimate is 15,269,000 barrels, a decrease of 6.4% vs. May 2017 removals of 16,309,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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Beer Institute Applauds Congressional Letter Calling on DOJ to Examine Aluminum Pricing 

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Beer Institute released the following statement on Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) leading a bipartisan letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed by 32 members of Congress asking the Department of Justice to examine aluminum pricing irregularities: “We appreciate Congressman Ken Buck for leading 31 of his bipartisan colleagues in sending a letter to U.S.

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Beer Institute Honors Tim Scully with Jeff Becker Beer Industry Service Award

June 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Today, the Beer Institute awarded Tim Scully, Vice President of Government Affairs at MillerCoors, with the 2018 Jeff Becker Beer Industry Service Award for his leadership and dedication in the beer industry and America’s beer drinkers. The award was presented at the Beer Institute’s Annual Membership Meeting, which was held in Milwaukee. “Tim has dedicated his life and career to the beer industry, having served it for decades,” said Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute.

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BEER INSTITUTE CONDEMNS ENDING OF COUNTRY EXEMPTIONS FOR CLOSEST ALUMINUM TRADING ALLIES

May 31, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, issued the following statement after President Trump failed to exempt trading allies from the 10 percent aluminum tariff: “We appreciate President Trump’s desire to bring back jobs in the U.S. aluminum industry. However, the Beer Institute and its members stand united against the recently-imposed tariffs on imported aluminum. These tariffs are a new $347 million tax on the U.S. beer industry.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES APRIL 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for April 2018: The April 2018 estimate is 14,575,000 barrels, an increase of 1.3% versus April 2017 removals of 14,394,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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Beer Institute requests Department of Commerce address anticompetitive activities driving increases in aluminum prices

May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — In comments filed with the Department of Commerce regarding the recently implemented tariff on imported aluminum, the Beer Institute requested that the Department work with the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to address potentially anticompetitive activities in the aluminum market that are driving up aluminum prices.

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Beer Institute Lauds Inclusion of Calories on Menus in Chain Restaurants

May 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Effective May 7, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring chain restaurants disclose calories and other nutrition information for standard menu items on menus and menu boards, including beer. In August 2017, the Beer Institute filed comments with the FDA supporting the requirement that restaurants list the calories for each individual brand of beer, glass or bottle of wine and each mixed drink made with hard liquor listed on an alcohol drink menu.

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BEER INSTITUTE CALLS FOR STABILITY IN ALUMINUM MARKET

May 1, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, issued the following statement after President Trump continued to exempt trading allies from the 10 percent aluminum tariff: “We appreciate President Trump’s desire to bring back jobs in the U.S. aluminum industry. However, the Beer Institute and its members stand united against the recently-imposed tariffs on imported aluminum. These tariffs are a new $347 million tax on the U.S. beer industry.

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BEER INSTITUTE RELEASES MARCH 2018 DOMESTIC TAX PAID ESTIMATE

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for March 2018: The March 2018 estimate is 14,570,000 barrels, a decrease of 3.1% versus March 2017 removals of 15,040,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

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