Govt shutdown is hurting beer brewers

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Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:45 am | Updated: 3:41 pm, Thu Oct 10, 2013.

SARASOTA, FL - The federal government's partial shutdown is leaving local beer brewers a bit dry.

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau normally approves new breweries and recipes, but they have been forced to halt many services.

Now a popular and expanding craft beer industry here on the Suncoast will likely feel the impact.

ABC 7 Reporter John McQuiston will have more on the story.

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1 comment:

  • wildeyedsouthernboy posted at 2:15 pm on Thu, Oct 10, 2013.

    wildeyedsouthernboy Posts: 18

    for a second thought beer was being held from the shelf..not so AB is just fine...

     

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