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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.

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Tune-in to Squawk Box at 7:30 AM (ET) this morning where our CEO Jim McGreevy will join Becky Quick and Joe Kernen to talk about aluminum tariffs and the damaging aluminum price increases on the #beer industry.

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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.

Craft brewers across the South are asking if a trade war with China will drip into barrooms after President Donald Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel last month.
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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.”

Beer Institute president and CEO Jim McGreevy spoke with Chief Executive about the challenges of being a trade organization CEO.
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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!

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Happy #NationalBeerDay! Be sure to toast #beer as America’s most popular alcohol beverage. Enjoy and please drink responsibly. Cheers!

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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!"

The woman stands with arms raised and fingers out in a gesture of welcome to a room full of dinner guests. The setting is a warm and hospitable home with the guests all in fancy dress. The table is set with a silver candelabra, a sumptuous fruit centerpiece, and fresh cold beer in glasses on a silve...
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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.

This Saturday, Americans from all backgrounds will gather with friends and family to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. As an American with Irish roots, St. Patrick's Day is a special day where we gather together to toast Ireland's patron saint, our collective heritage, and to enjoy a cold beer.
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Beer Institute asks President Trump to provide exemption for imported aluminum used to make beer cans

Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order imposing a 10% tariff on imported aluminum: ”This tariff on aluminum will hurt American breweries and beer importers that are employing Americans and producing beer, Ame...
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Secrets for a long life? Maybe beer and chips.

100-year-old Matilda Curcia says a secret to her long and happy life has been enjoying beer and potato chips every night.
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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

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Farmers, manufacturers, and brewers all agree: Imposing tariffs on aluminum will unnecessarily increase costs to American businesses while putting American jobs at risk. http://bit.ly/2oAp6J0

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President Trump’s announcement that he plans to impose a 10% tariff on aluminum imports will increase the cost of aluminum in the United States and endanger American jobs in the beer industry and throughout the economy. Read our full statement here: http://bit.ly/2oAp6J0

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We are disappointed that President Trump has announced his intention to impose a 10% tariff on aluminum imports that will cost America’s brewers tens of millions of dollars and put over 20,000 jobs at risk. Read our full statement here: http://bit.ly/2oAp6J0

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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…

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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."

Beer & American History Beer was in America long before the first Europeans got lost on their way to India. Native Americans made it from maize, birch sap and water. A recipe they would share with the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock. The Pilgrims and Beer If the Mayflower had been carrying more...
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