Distillers Applaud COVID Relief Package, Demand More Action

Distillers appear to be thrilled over the $2-trillion COVID-19 relief package passed by the U.S. Senate. The package included an important federal excise tax waiver for hand sanitizer produced by distillers. Prior to this passage, distillers making hand sanitizer still had to pay excise taxes … Continue readingDistillers Applaud COVID Relief Package, Demand More Action

Vodka Still King; American Whiskey Revenue Up 7.7%, Study finds

Shortly after the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced bourbon’s $8.5-billion economic output, the Distilled Spirits Council released its Economic Impact study covering last year. The highlights were (from the press release):  American whiskey – Bourbon, Tennessee and Rye – volumes up 6.8 percent to 21.8 million … Continue readingVodka Still King; American Whiskey Revenue Up 7.7%, Study finds