Mead and Braggot: New Licensing Opportunities for NY Breweries

April 5th, 2019 • by Michelle R. Billington

Mead and Braggot: New Licensing Opportunities for NY Breweries

• by Michelle R. Billington

Part 1 of 3 in a Series about Mead & Braggot. Recent changes to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABCL) addressing the production and licensing of mead and braggot in New York State took effect on March 28, 2019.  These amendments create a new Article 3 to the ABCL and add corresponding definitions of relevant […]

Using the Think NY, Drink NY Mark Helps Everyone

October 15th, 2018 • by Meghan Connolly Haupt

Using the newly launched Think New York, Drink New York mark is important for unifying the New York craft beer industry. It also makes it easy for consumers to support local breweries which has become increasingly important in order to compete nationally. Just as the BAs Independent craft beer seal helps craft brewers compete against […]

What is “New York Labelled Beer” and Who Can Sell It?

January 10th, 2017 • by Brendan Palfreyman

A popular question among breweries and breweries-in-planning in New York is what is “New York State Labelled Beer” and who can sell it? What is New York State Labelled Beer? The term “New York State Labelled Beer” is a product of the farm brewery legislation pioneered by Empire Brewing Co. founder and owner David Katleski […]