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Beer Institute, American Beverage, National Marine Manufacturers and Flexible Packaging Association Praise Reintroduction of Aluminum Pricing Examination Act

April 21, 2021

Transparency in aluminum pricing would bring stability for American job creators WASHINGTON –  Trade associations representing some of America’s top industries and employers today praised Representatives Al Lawson (FL-05) and Ken Buck (CO-04) for reintroducing the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act (H.R. 2698), bipartisan legislation that would bring transparency to aluminum pricing and provide stability for American workers and job creators.

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Beer Institute Releases March 2021 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

April 20, 2021

Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for March 2021: The March 2021 estimate is 14,200,000 barrels, a decrease of 2.3% compared to March 2020 removals of 14,533,000. As a reminder, the Beer Institute will update each month of 2020 as the TTB releases new 2021 monthly beer reports.

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Beer Institute Releases February 2021 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

March 24, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for February 2021: The February 2021 estimate is 11,625,000 barrels, an increase of 2.6% compared to February 2020 removals of 11,325,000. The Beer Institute will continue to revise its 2020 estimates as the TTB continues to update its data.

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Beer Institute Releases January 2021 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

February 25, 2021

Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for January 2021: The January 2021 estimate is 12,725,000 barrels, an increase of 2.4% vs. January 2020 removals of 12,423,000.   Domestic Tax Paid – TTB (31 Gallon Barrels) Month 2020 2021 Percent Change Volume Change January 12,423,000 12,725,000 2.4% 302,000 YTD 12,423,000 12,725,000 2.4% 302,000     The February 2021 domestic tax paid estimate is scheduled to be released on March 24, 2021.

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Beer Industry Leaders Celebrate Success of BEERS TO THAT® Nationwide Campaign

Washington, D.C. Today, the Beer Growth Initiative (BGI) announced the success and continued national expansion of the BEERS TO THAT® consumer campaign. The campaign, launched by the Beer Institute (BI), the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA), aims to champion beer as America’s favorite beverage and position beer as the perfect beverage for celebrating life’s everyday wins.

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Beer Institute Staff Win Brewbound Persons of the Year

January 21, 2021

CEO Jim McGreevy and Senior Federal Affairs Director Joe Heaton recognized for excise tax work WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute released the following statement after President and CEO Jim McGreevy along with Senior Director of Federal Affairs Joe Heaton received Brewbound’s “Persons of the Year” award for their work to make the current federal excise tax rates permanent for all brewers and beer importers, preventing a $154 million tax increase to our nation’s beer industry.

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Beer Institute Praises U.S. Congress and President Trump for Extending COVID Relief to Millions of Americans

December 27, 2020

President’s signature helps bring much-needed aid to the economy WASHINGTON – Today, Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed COVID relief legislation: “The pandemic has decimated the hospitality industry – especially restaurants and bars – and this legislation offers some relief and helps start our economy down the path to the recovery.

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Beer Institute Applauds Senate Vote on COVID relief

December 21, 2020

Senate moves to provide relief for restaurants and bars hit hard by the pandemic WASHINGTON – Jim McGreevy, President and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed COVID relief legislation. The House of Representatives passed identical legislation earlier this evening. “This legislation is a first step to helping the bar and restaurant industry recover, but more is needed to help our friends and neighbors who work in the hospitality industry who have been particularly impacted by the pandemic.

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Beer Institute Commends U.S. House for Passing COVID Relief

House passage first step in providing critical relief for bars and restaurants WASHINGTON – Tonight, Jim McGreevy, president and CEO of the Beer Institute, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed COVID-19 relief legislation: “As bars and restaurants continue to struggle under the weight of the pandemic, this legislation is a first step to providing relief. However, more work is needed to support this critical sector of the economy.

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