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Beer Institute Updates Industry-Leading Advertising & Marketing Code

August 19, 2015

Beer Institute Updates Industry-Leading Advertising and Marketing Code Self-Imposed Code Amended to Address Complaints Process and Model/Actor Age Requirements WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute today announced two significant updates to its industry-leading Advertising and Marketing Code. The Code, which includes revisions to the complaints process and model/actor age requirements, is effective immediately and can

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

July 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The June 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,600,000 barrels. June 2014 removals were 16,500,000 (revised) for an increase of .60% Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases: Month 2014 2015 Percent Change Volume Change

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Brewers Ask You to Celebrate the 4th of July Responsibly

July 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – With Independence Day celebrations around the corner and summer season in full swing, the Beer Institute today released tips on responsible consumption and information on the many free programs available to consumers to promote safe rides home, responsibility and to help parents talk with their children about alcohol. According to Nielsen, the

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Brewers and Beer Importers: ‘We Don’t Serve Teens’

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – For the eighth consecutive year, the country’s major brewers and beer importers promoted the Federal Trade Commission’s “We Don’t Serve Teens” education program with millions of messages online and in TV, radio, print and outdoor ads. As teens enjoy summer break, the beer industry asks communities across the country to be vigilant

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BI and BA Welcome Introduction of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Comprehensive Beer Tax Reform Bill Introduced Just Ahead of Beer’s Busiest Week WASHINGTON AND BOULDER, CO –The Brewers Association—a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—andthe Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers and supply industries—jointly applaud the introduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903)

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The May 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,700,000 barrels. May 2014 removals were 16,025,000 (revised) for a decrease of 2.0 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases: Month 2014 2015 Percent Change Volume

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Beer Institute Names Dr. Joy Dubost Senior Director, Science and External Affairs

May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute announced that Dr. Joy Dubost, RD, CSSD, will join the trade association as Senior Director of Science and External Affairs. Dubost will lead the development, evaluation and advocacy of the beer industry’s regulatory policies and positions. The Beer Institute represents brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers before Congress,

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Fair BEER Act Introduced: Seeks Broad Reform of Federal Beer Tax

May 2, 2015

Beer Institute Supports Bipartisan Bill, Urges Vote WASHINGTON, DC – The American beer industry welcomed bipartisan legislation introduced today to comprehensively reform the federal beer tax imposed on brewers and beer importers. The bill would remove barriers to growth in the industry, encouraging capital and workforce investment through simple, fair and broad reform. Introduced by

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

April 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The March 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,000,000 barrels. March 2014 removals were 14,700,000 (revised) for an increase of 2 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2014: Month 2014 2015 Percent

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