Tag Archives: craft beer

Prevent Employee Theft

During this Crime Prevention Month, Beall Brewery Insurance would like to remind craft brewery owners and operators to take steps to protect their businesses from employee theft. Read More…

Craft Beer Industry Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Operating a craft brewery means you have to be agile. You have to adjust to a changing marketplace, shifts in your customer base, and emergency situations.

So it’s no surprise that the craft beer industry has demonstrated considerable agility in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More…

Prevent Beer Spoilage and Contamination

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that beer spoilage and contamination are among the top three craft brewery losses based on severity, according to data from The Hanover Insurance Group. The unintentional use of contaminated materials and the spoilage of a batch of beer present a huge exposure to the financial well-being—and the reputation—of any brewery. Read More…

2019: The Year in Beer

As the year draws to a close, and a new year draws every closer, it’s only natural—especially online!—to take a look back at the year that’s ending, and to look ahead at what’s to come.

This was an eventful year for the beer industry as a whole, and for craft beer in particular—but that’s just about the same thing we say every year. What made 2019 different? Read More…

California Beer, Re-Defined

We already know there is some controversy surrounding the question, “What is craft beer?”

But now there could be controversy regarding an even broader question: “What is beer?”

In California, anyway. Read More…

The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

In late 2017, Congress passed legislation including a two-year provision of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA). This lowered the federal excise tax (FET) for breweries, wineries, and distilled spirits producers for a period of two years. It is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2019. Read More…