Brewery Considerations for TTB & SLA

May 2nd, 2023 • by Robyn Adair, Esq.

Brewery Considerations for TTB & SLA

• by Robyn Adair, Esq.

In the post-Covid world, breweries statewide may be re-evaluating operations, reviewing performance metrics and looking at expansion opportunities. These activities seem timely, given our societal emergence from the pandemic and general desire to find creative and innovative ways to evolve business operations. Now that the first quarter is collectively behind us, we can officially reset […]

Making Your Brewery Outdoor Expansion Permanent? File the Alteration Application Now.

March 29th, 2021 • by Chip Grieco

The ability to create or expand outdoor seating during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a key element of many breweries’ ability to offer on-premises services to their customers. Governor Cuomo and the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) helped facilitate those expansions by creating a temporarily streamlined process to expand licensed premises to provide for, […]

Protecting Your Brewery From SLA Underage Violations

July 24th, 2019 • by Rob Dettman

The SLA recently conducted a sting operation for underage drinking and a few breweries were cited with violations. The violations are often accompanied with fines from $10,000 to $30,000 and can result in the loss of your liquor license for repeat offenses. Of the six breweries visited by the SLA, all were considered in violation […]