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Congress poised to dump 184-year-old law barring distilleries on Native American land

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:00pm 3/19/2018 at 3:00pm
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In addition to gambling, American Indian tribes across the nation may soon be able to supply their own booze to customers.

A bipartisan measure designed to roll back a 184-year-old law that prohibits distilleries on Native American land has just been introduced in the House of Representatives.

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Report: Trump’s Proposed Tariff May Result in Higher Prices for Beer, Soft Drinks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:30pm 3/3/2018 at 6:30pm

The Beer Institute, a 501(C) organization based in DC, “condemns” President Trump’s proposed tariff on steel and aluminum stating that it will have a significant impact on American beer-makers (and buyers).

Fox News reports:

The Beer Institute is condemning President Donald Trump’s surprise plan to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports.

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Massachusetts Accuses Anheuser-Busch of trying to push rivals out of bars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 11:30am 5/17/2017 at 11:30am

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has accused Anheuser-Busch InBev of handing out incentives to retailers and bars in the state to push Budweiser beer over other brands. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The state’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has issued a report detailing investigators’ findings and set a June hearing in Boston on...

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Sen. Ron Johnson Can Chug a Beer Better Than You

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 4:35pm 10/28/2016 at 4:35pm
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Wisconsin tavern owners endorsed Republican Senator Ron Johnson in his re-election. To celebrate the endorsement, Johnson chugged a beer.

From The Washington Examiner:

His quick five-second chug, complimented by the bartender, followed his endorsement by the Tavern League of Wisconsin, a non-partisan trade association with 5,000 members.

The endorsement of the long-time businessman and...

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Alabama (Sort Of) Rejects Rule Requiring Beer Buyers to Provide Personal Information

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/1/2016 at 2:30pm
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In August, I wrote about a proposed rule in Alabama whereby Alabama’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board wanted personal information on beer buyers.  The requirement that private citizens who buy beer for personal consumption provide...

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Alabama regulators want personal info on beer purchasers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/6/2016 at 12:00pm
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Back in March, Alabama’s governor, Robert Bentley, signed into law legislation that will legalize brewers’ direct sale of beer to customers for home consumption.

Alabama.com reported at the time:

The new law will:

  • Allow breweries that make less than 60,000 barrels per year to directly sell up to 288 ounces of its beer per...
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Anheuser-Busch cans drinking water for flood victims

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 29, 2015 at 3:15pm 5/29/2015 at 3:15pm

U.S. Beer King, Anheuser-Busch has temporarily stopped producing beer at one of its Georgia facilities to can drinking water for flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma. Working with the Red Cross, Anheuser-Busch is producing 50,000 cans of water free of charge.

NBC News writes:

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