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American Brewing headed to the other Washington

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American Brewing Company is one of only 15 breweries from across the country invited to participate in the 10th Annual Autumn Capitol Hill Beer Tasting. The event takes place on November 2nd in Washington, DC and will be attended by over 500 members of Congress and their staffs. The event is organized by the Brewers…

Congressman Rick Larsen visits Chuckanut Brewing

This past Saturday morning, Congressman Rick Larsen of Washington’s 2nd Congressional District paid a visit to Bellingham’s Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen. His mission was to learn more about the craft beer industry, from the actual nuts and bolts of the brewing process to the business and economic challenges facing craft breweries in Washington and across…

Senators Murray and Cantwell step up in support of local brewers

The Washington Beer Blog wants to extend our thanks to Senator Maria Cantwell and Senator Patty Murray, both of whom recently became cosponsors of Senate Bill S.3339. In doing so, Cantwell and Murray join Representative Dave Reichert and Representative Jim McDermott, both of whom are cosponsors of the bill in the House of Representative. The…

The U.S. Congress needs your help

Here in Washington, the subject of beer taxation was heavily debated recently as the state faced a budget crisis—a crisis avoided, in part, by increasing beer taxation (though not on craft beer). Whatever your opinion on that matter, you cannot ignore the fact that beer is one of the most highly taxed commodities. Built into…

A call to action!

Back on March 16th we posted a story about a proposed change to federal tax regulations as they apply to the craft beer industry. I’m talking about H.R. 4278. It has to do with the way the tax regulations define a small brewery. You can read more about it by seeing our original post. We…

How do you define a “small” brewery?

This is a call to arms. As craft beer enthusiasts, we need to make our voices heard. A new bill has been introduced in the other Washington that promises to help the craft brewing industry nationwide. We all need to contact our representatives and tell them to support H.R. 4278. It is easy and quick…

How do you define a "small" brewery?

This is a call to arms. As craft beer enthusiasts, we need to make our voices heard. A new bill has been introduced in the other Washington that promises to help the craft brewing industry nationwide. We all need to contact our representatives and tell them to support H.R. 4278. It is easy and quick…