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Beer Institute Lauds House Transportation and Infrastructure for Passing Legislation to Increase Safety and Efficiency for Trucks

WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, released the following statement praising the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for passing bipartisan legislation that would institute a voluntary, opt-in five-year pilot program, with an option to extend five more years, to increase the gross vehicle weight…

Ahead of Memorial Day, New Beer Industry Report Boasts $409 Billion in Economic Impact

WASHINGTON – Ahead of Memorial Day weekend and the start of the summer selling season, the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released their biennial Beer Serves America report today on the economic impact and importance of the American brewing industry. The study found that the U.S. beer industry now supports nearly…

Beer Institute Releases March 2023 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for March 2023: The March 2023 estimate is 14,900,000 barrels, a decrease of 2.3% compared to March 2022 removals of 15,253,488. Domestic Tax Paid – TTB (31 Gallon Barrels) Month 2022 2023 Percent Change Volume Change January…

On National Beer Day, New Data Show Tariffs on Aluminum Have Cost the U.S. Beverage Industry Nearly $1.9 Billion

WASHINGTON – New data reveal that aluminum tariffs continue to drive up costs for American businesses and are a tax on hardworking American families. In the five years since Section 232 tariffs on aluminum were imposed, the American beverage industry has paid more than $1.893 billion in taxes. There are more than 6,600 breweries in…

Beer Institute Releases February 2023 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for February 2023: The February 2023 estimate is 11,400,000 barrels, an increase of 5.1% compared to February 2022 removals of 10,847,178. Domestic Tax Paid – TTB (31 Gallon Barrels) Month 2022 2023 Percent Change Volume Change January…

Louis Gimbel, S.S. Steiner, Inc., to Chair Beer Institute’s Inaugural Suppliers’ Council

WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, announced that its newly formed Suppliers’ Council will be chaired by Louis Gimbel, president and CEO of S.S. Steiner, Inc. The Council is designed to boost participation for all supplier members of the Beer Institute and ensure close communication on…

Beer Institute Reacts to ITC Report on Aluminum Tariffs

WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, reacted to the release of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) newest report showing that U.S. companies, rather than China, bore the brunt of costs imposed by Section 232 tariffs on aluminum. “Today’s ITC report confirms what brewers have known…

Beer Institute Releases January 2023 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for January 2023: The January 2023 estimate is 11,100,000 barrels, a decrease of 4.4% compared to January 2022 removals of 11,606,663. Domestic Tax Paid – TTB (31 Gallon Barrels) Month 2022 2023 Percent Change Volume Change January…

Fred Matt, F.X. Matt Brewing, to Chair Beer Institute’s Inaugural Brewers’ Council

WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, announced that its newly formed Brewers’ Council will be chaired by Fred Matt, president and CEO of F.X. Matt Brewing of Utica, NY. The Council is designed to increase the constructive and substantive engagement of all brewer members of the…

Beer Institute Launches Newly Redesigned Website

WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, announced the launch of its newly redesigned website at BeerInstitute.org. The website features a streamlined, modern design, upgraded functionality and easy access to essential information on the $331 billion U.S. beer industry and its economic, employment and social impact. The…