As states continue to struggle with budgets around the country, keep an eye out to see how these fee and tax issues play out in your neck of the woods. The Wall Street Journal lays out how NY State is addressing these monetary issues pretty well here. Hooch and Hops will keep tabs on how these decisions around the country effect craft brewers and distillers going forward. Craft brewers and distillers are a resourceful and resilient bunch so I suspect that they will be able to adapt and carry on. Drink Better.
WSJ Article- State Taps Into Brewers