ICYMI: Beer Institute CEO, Jim McGreevy went on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss how the price of aluminum has dramatically increased in the last month. American brewers deserve a fair and transparent pricing system.
ICYMI: Check out the Fox News article on how the price of aluminum has dramatically increased since the announcement of possible aluminum tariffs. A tariff on aluminum could cost the #beer industry $347.7 million and result in the loss of more than 20,000 jobs nationwide. We should support all American manufacturing.
Check out our CEO Jim McGreevy’s interview with Patrick Gorman from Chief Executive Group: "There is a real renaissance for manufacturing in the beer industry and that’s a relatively new phenomenon. In 1976, I believe there were 50 breweries left in this country. Today there are more than 5,000. So we are sort of the little engine that could in American manufacturing.”
April 7 is #NationalBeerDay. This year marks the 85th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Cullen-Harrison Act, which permitted the sale of beer in the United States even before the official end of Prohibition. When he signed the new law, President Roosevelt declared, “I think this would be a good time for beer.” We agree!
In honor of #NationalBeerDay, check out our latest blog post from Mary Jane Saunders: "On this National Beer Day, raise a glass to celebrate that in this friendly, freedom-loving land of ours — beer belongs … enjoy it!"
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Take a moment to read the op-ed in today's Washington Examiner by our CEO Jim McGreevy on how a tariff on imported aluminum will be a new $347 million tax on our nation's brewers and importers.
Beer Institute asks President Trump to provide exemption for imported aluminum used to make beer cans
Secrets for a long life? Maybe beer and chips.
ICYMI: Last night on Saturday Night Live Colin Jost discussed how imposing a tariff on imported aluminum would raise the cost of beer. Specifically, this tariff would cost brewers $347 million a year and put 20,000 American jobs that depend on beer at risk. Full video here: https://youtu.be/AQyoMnIwUt4?t=10s …
In case you missed it: Check out today’s editorial in The Wall Street Journal on how proposed tariffs and trade restrictions on aluminum would harm American consumers and workers. https://www.wsj.com/…/how-to-punish-american-workers-151907…
President's Day Fact: While participating in the First Continental Congress, John Adams – who would become the second U.S. president –wrote to his wife Abigail how he would "feast upon Phyladelphia [sic] Beer."