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Beer Institute General Counsel Honored at 2014 Corporate Counsel Awards

July 10, 2014

Mary Jane Saunders Finalist as Outstanding Chief Legal Officer in a small legal department WASHINGTON, DC — As Vice President and General Counsel for the Beer Institute, Mary Jane Saunders serves in a diversity of roles on behalf of brewers and beer importers, an industry that supports the employment of more than two million Americans

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

June 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The May 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,000,000 barrels.  May 2013 removals were 16,320,000 (revised) for a decrease of -2.0 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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CDC: Underage Drinking Declines to Record Low

WASHINGTON, DC— A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that underage drinking declined to record-low levels in 2013. America’s brewers and beer importers praised the findings and remain committed to further reducing teen drinking. The CDC reported that the percentage of high school students who reported that they currently

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

May 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The April 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,120,000 barrels. April 2013 removals were 15,060,000 (revised) for an increase of 0.4 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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James A. McGreevy III Named President/CEO of Beer Institute

May 12, 2014

Joins Beer Industry from Soft Drink Trade Association WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute, representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, announced today the appointment of James A. McGreevy III to President and Chief Executive Officer of the trade association. McGreevy, 49, joins the Beer Institute from the American Beverage Association (ABA), where he

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

May 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The August 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,400,000 barrels. August 2013 removals were 16,140,000 (revised) for a decrease of 4.6 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

April 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The March 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 14,600,000 barrels. March 2013 removals were 14,792,000 (revised) for a decrease of -1.3 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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Brewers, Beer Importers Honor Senator Mark Udall

April 5, 2014

Senator Committed to the U.S. Beer Industry WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute, representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, awarded Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado with the 2014 Jeff Becker Beer Industry Service Award for his vigorous commitment to both beer and American beer drinkers. Senator Udall accepted the award on Tuesday, May

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Small Brewer Tax Breaks Spur Growth in Segment of Brewing Industry

March 28, 2014

The U.S. Adds 948 New Brewing Permits in 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – The United States saw an ever-higher number of new small breweries enter the market in 2013, with a record-high 3,699 active ‘permitted breweries’ overseen by the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). An analysis by the Beer Institute showed that the majority

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC -Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The February 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 13,300,000 barrels. February 2013 removals were 12,900,000 (revised) for an increase of 3.1 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013 2014

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