Due Dates for Taxes and Operational Reports Postponed for Breweries

April 6th, 2020 • by Chip Grieco

Due Dates for Taxes and Operational Reports Postponed for Breweries

• by Chip Grieco

In recognition that the brewing (and other alcohol manufacturing) industry is being “severely impacted” by COVID-19, the United States Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued a new Industry Circular (No. 2020-2) on March 31, 2020. This Circular postpones several filing and payment due dates by 90 days, providing welcome relief to brewers […]

Safety Guidance Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

March 30th, 2020 • by Jennifer Meyers

In such uncertain times, we find ourselves questioning some basic day to day practices. The NYSBA safety committee along with the BA safety committee has been working on providing you with practical and safe practices for both your employees and consumers during this unfortunate time. See below for some useful tips: Growler and Crowler recommended […]

Marketing Your Brewery During the Pandemic

March 26th, 2020 • by Chloe Kay

Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers still want to drink your beer, and you can still sell it! As a New York State brewery, you are legally allowed to sell beer for carryout, curbside pickup, and home delivery. Though your taproom isn’t open for on-premise consumption, you still need to let your customers know you’re […]

Insurance Information for Breweries (COVID-19)

March 25th, 2020 • by Paul Leone

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has lead to financial stress on consumers and business owners alike, including NYS brewery owners and industry workers. As a Brewery Member of the New York State Brewers Association, you have access to a network of NYSBA Allied Members to provide you with information and assistance. In this blog the NYSBA […]

Industry Updates From SLA Regarding COVID-19 Virus

March 17th, 2020 • by Jennifer Meyers

Restrictions for Licensees in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak (Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, at 8:00PM (until Further Notice) Pursuant to the Governor’s order, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 8:00PM, all licensed on-premises establishments (e.g. restaurants, bars, taverns, clubs, arenas, catering establishments, etc.) must cease on-premises sales of alcoholic beverages and/or food.  Additionally, all licensed […]

Creating Fans While Promoting Your Brewery

March 2nd, 2020 • by Brian Merrell

You have built your Brewery, built your Brand, and have customers coming in and out on a regular basis.  You do all sorts of promotions including bands, special clubs, social events etc.  You have become the local rock stars.  So, how do we get these fans to promote your brewery brand?  The simple answer is […]

Getting Press for Your Brewery

January 6th, 2020 • by Colleen Onuffer

Consumers are increasingly reading blogs and articles, even listening to pod casts, to learn about the latest and greatest in craft beer trends. A mention in a key publication can provide a boost to breweries competing in an ever-more crowded market. How your brewery gets press? In 2019, the NYSBA added press opportunities as a […]