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February 2017 News: TTB Eases Regulations, Tenn. Raises ABV Limit, Wynwood Sells to CBA, and France Resumes Monastic Brewing News by

TTB eases tax regulations on brewers; Tennessee raises ABV limit to 10.1 percent; Craft Brew Alliance buys stake in Miami’s Wynwood Brewing; and monastic brewing returns to France.

More Breweries Add Gluten-Sensitive Products News by

With products like New Belgium Brewing Company’s Glütiny line and Stone Brewing Company’s Stone Delicious IPA, options for gluten-sensitive drinkers are increasing.

TTB Simplifies Excise Tax Regulations for Small Breweries News by

The TTB announced it will permanently reduce the regulatory burden on breweries producing less than 7,200 barrels annually.

Federal TTB Rules “Traditional” Ingredients and Processes No Longer Need Approval News by

After years of petitions from the Brewers Association and brewing professionals, the TTB has revised its stance on certain ingredients that previously required formula approval.

“Weed Beer” Unlikely to Blaze a Trail through Colorado Retail News by

Colorado’s recreational marijuana dispensaries, which set up shop in January, seemed to open the door to legal and responsible use of marijuana by the public. But while folks enjoy the plant’s effects when smoked or eaten, a commercial beer brewed to give a high won’t be happening anytime soon.

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US government shutdown hindered craft beer industry growth; rare disorder turns man’s stomach into a brewery; civet coffee controversy spurs brewers to reevaluate the ingredient; after lawsuit dismissal, tribe repeals prohibition; and Whole Foods to open first in-store brewery.

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More celebrities collaborating with craft brewers; Coors causes controversy at Puerto Rican celebration; malfunctioning beer fridge responsible for Australian cellular network blackout; TTB opens door for beer, wine, spirits to add nutrition labels; and BrewDogs set to air Scottish founders’ hijinx on US TV this fall.

“Our Sources Say …” Beer Smack by

Most save their predictions for December and January, but we wound up channeling our beer spirit guides a bit early.

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Dave’s beer turning green; Utah man can restore landmark beer billboard; resale of stolen kegs outlawed in N.D.; and Brewery Ommegang’s commemorative ale stripped of its presidential title.

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What’s new in beer, from Smuttynose’s expansion to Australia’s toad trapping reward.