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Small beer makers say bill creates “extortion fee” as they seek Abbott’s veto

Craft brewers want Gov. Greg Abbott to veto a bill that would put limits on some regulatory relief that benefits them. But supporters, including some major distributors, say the bill is needed to stop big beer companies that gobble up … Continue reading

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Brewmaster Steve Anderson of Alpine (1962-2015)

Steve Anderson of Alpine passed away the day before Thanksgiving, November 25, at age 53. He had been Brewmaster at Big Bend Brewing Company. He was also a part of the craft beer movement that changed liquor laws in Texas. … Continue reading

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The Rise of Craft Beer in Texas

The production of craft beer and the amount of craft breweries has seen a large increase in the United States over the last ten years. Although Texas was a little late to the party, the state is making up for lost … Continue reading

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Texas Craft Brewers Ready to Raise Their Mugs

The Texas craft beer industry raised their mugs last month when the Texas House of Representatives approved bills that would allow the independent craft brewers of Texas more freedom to distribute their products. The new rules also give consumers better … Continue reading

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