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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 […]

Is CBD Legal in Beer in NYS?

May 1st, 2019 • by Paul Leone

A frequent question we get is, “can I use CBD in my beer?” The short answer is no…not yet. Below is more information that will give you the current reasons at this time. The 2018 Farm Bill changed the definition of marijuana which resulted in certain parts of the plant being removed from the controlled […]