Category: Brewer’s Notice

The Beer Industry

Getting Started in the Brewery/Brewing Industry Before even beginning operations in the production or sale of brewery based products, a business owner must first decide on what type of brewery based activity that the new business will engage in.  Doing this will not only determine the specific application procedure needed

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The Economic Impact of Craft Beer!

Thank You Craft Brew! Talk about an impact – billions of dollars, hundreds of thousands of jobs – that what craft beer is doing for the economy in the U.S.  The Brewers Association reports that over $30 billion was contributed to the economy last year from the craft brew industry! 

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America’s Fastest Growing Alcoholic Beverage? Cider!

That’s right, as an alcoholic beverage, cider is growing faster than any other category of alcoholic beverages.  From 2012 to 2013 growth increased by 46%!  We know our office is having more and more inquiries about cider from a licensing and compliance point of view.  Most of the inquiries have

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Formulas. Do you even need one approved by TTB?

Sometimes you need one and sometimes you don’t. Regardless, it is best to find out before you apply for your Certificate of Label Approval (COLA) or you will not be allowed to receive your COLA – rather, you will be directed to submit a request for Pre-COLA Product Evaluation –

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Craft Brewers Precision and a Basic Tool – the Beer Meter

According to the Brewers Association, Craft Brewers have succeeded in establishing high levels of quality, consistency and innovation, expanding the minds of the beer consumer and creating the most diverse brewing culture in the world. The number of craft brewers have expanded dramatically in just the last few years and

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