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Brewers of Pennsylvania Applauds State’s Malt Beverage Tax Credit

$1.3 Billion Revenue Package Includes Measure to Help All Pennsylvania Craft Brewers Harrisburg, PA (7.18.16) – Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, recently signed a $1.3 billion revenue package just hours after the legislation became public and passed by the Pennsylvania House and Senate. Part of that package includes a Malt Beverage Tax Credit not to exceed […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Franchise Reform Laws

Dear Members of the Pennsylvania House & Senate: Attached please find an important article published by the Brewers Association, the Brewers’ national trade organization. The Brewers Association has published this article in order to address misinformation and rumors surrounding the need for reform of archaic beer franchise laws in Pennsylvania. There is an appetite by […]

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BOP Response to PLCB Legal Advisory Opinion

(HARRISBURG, PA) We as the small beer Brewers of Pennsylvania employ an estimated 10,000 employees earning $296 million in wages and generating $1.1 billion in direct economic benefits to communities throughout the state. We represent family breweries and brave start-up companies which depend on the quality of our beers and a loyal following to compete against […]

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PA Laws Vex Small Brewers

Thursday, June 20, 2013 By Bill Covaleski Let’s say you’re a Pennsylvanian who attends a local beer festival and discovers a great, Pennsylvania-brewed beer that you haven’t tried before. You attempt to locate a store in your area where you can buy that great beer, but you can’t. Why? Because the wholesaler for that territory […]

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Day On The Hill 2013

On June 4th, the BOP is having our 3rd Annual Brewers Day on the Hill in Harrisburg. Lawmakers need to hear from you about issues that affect your business. “All politics is local” is a well-known phrase coined by former U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, encapsulating the principle that a politician’s success is […]

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BOP Response to HB790

We Brewers of Pennsylvania respect the efforts of Governor Corbett and members of the House of Representatives to deliver meaningful and respectful change to our 80 year old liquor regulations, in an effort to benefit and offer convenience to all consumers of alcoholic beverages in our Commonwealth. However, we firmly believe that the time is […]

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BOP Members Testify Before Liquor Control Committee

On August 21, 2012 at Shadowbrook Resort in Tunkhannock PA, members of the Brewers of Pennsylvania testified at a public hearing of the Liquor Control Subcommittee on Microbrewery Issues. Representing the Brewers of Pennsylvania were Damien Malfara of Old Forge Brewing, Kevin Finn of Iron Hill Brewery and Gary Toczko of Nimble Hill Brewing Company. […]

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Report: Breweries on the Rise in PA

The study says Pennsylvania breweries have a direct impact on the state’s economy of more than $1 billion. Investment in plants and equipment is on the rise, as is brewery-related employment.

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BOP Day on the Hill

The Brewers of PA Legislative Day held on May 22, 2012 was a great success! Meetings with 20+ Pennsylvania State Senators and House Representatives were conducted. The 5PM Beer Pour was attended by over 100 elected officials, key staff members and friends of the Brewers of PA Association. Special thanks to all members of the […]

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BOP Position Statements

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