Employment Law Developments for New York Brewers

August 23rd, 2016 • by Christopher Gegwich

Employment Law Developments for New York Brewers

• by Christopher Gegwich

Needless to say, it is tough to be an employer in New York. The laws and legal requirements relating to the employer-employee relationship are constantly changing and it takes a lot to be compliant and up to date. Let’s see if we can help just a bit. The following is a list of recent amendments […]

6 Insurance Concerns Every Brewer Needs to Address

August 18th, 2016 • by Matt Rowsell

There are many insurance companies that will entertain breweries large and small, but that does not mean that all policies are equal. In many cases, brewery insurance is a “square peg in a round hole”. Although insurance carriers will try to provide an all encompassing policy, all brewers should make sure that they carefully review […]

Pint to Farm — Sustainable Tips for Craft Breweries

August 11th, 2016 • by Jesse Hiney

My last blog focused on legislation aimed at reducing the hurdles to developing craft breweries and the “Farm to Pint” movement. This blog flips the script focusing on sustainability initiatives—Pint to Farm and other environmental means to reduce environmental impact. Sustainability is a theme often linked to craft breweries. Sourcing local ingredients and supplying local […]

Quality should be first and foremost in the brewer’s mind

August 5th, 2016 • by Peter Trabold

Have you ever had a spoiled beer? Luckily, I haven’t but I have had a spoiler cider. It was two years ago at a 4th of July party and I haven’t purchased another bottle of cider from them. With all of the other choices out there, I don’t need to purchase another cider from them […]

Name Change – Alcoholic Beverage Production Credit (formerly the Beer Production Credit)

August 2nd, 2016 • by Paul Leone

Guidance on changes related to taxes on alcoholic beverages The following items have recently been added to our website:   TSB-M-16(5)C,(3)I, Alcoholic Beverage Production Credit (formerly the Beer Production Credit)   This memorandum provides guidance on the expanded and renamed beer production credit.  Part V of Chapter 60 of the Laws of 2016 expanded the beer […]