The Brewers Association, which represents Lion, CUB and Coopers, has railed against the latest alcohol excise hike as countries globally rein in beer tax during COVID.
It’s a big week for the beer podcast as debate overshadows a breakthrough in gluten-free barley and excise rises are paused for the first time in 37 years.
Alcohol excise rise is paused for the first time in 37 years due to a fall in the Consumer Price Index as a result of COVID-19.
Pete joins Matt up in Brissie ahead of the EKKA and to discuss the news of the week, and we’ve got bonus chats with BrewCon presenter Stephen Beaumont, and Paul Holgate on his decision to equity crowdfund.
Venues face fines of up to $23,100 if they offer growlers poured from kegs taxed at concessional rates without an alcohol manufacturer licence, following changes to beer excise rules.
New excise thresholds for kegs come into effect today. Ross Lewis discovers there are mixed feelings about what lower excise means for brewers.
Today we learn that listening to Brews News Week is great for your fitness. So jog along as Matt and Pete discuss the news of the week: BWS criticised over Dry July partnership and Aldi’s award winning Pale Ale.
The Australian Tax Office has released an information bulletin reminding brewers about the changes being made to excise from 1 July.
Two pieces of legislation promising a more equitable playing field for the craft brewing sector passed through the lower house on Tuesday, drawing praise from the Independent Brewers Association.
With significant changes to the excise system recently announced, we chat with Kegstar’s Nick Boots for his analysis of what changes the reduced excise on smaller keg formats will bring.