Tag Archives: craft beer

Bubble or boom? Growth of craft brewing raises questions

Busy laborers hammer, saw and measure as Josh Divers and Jordan Serulneck walk through the site of the future Seven Sirens Brewing Company in Bethlehem. The two men, just 32 and 30 respectively, are co-owners of the microbrewery, set to open in late September or early October. A lot is on the line for the pair. Josh is married with ...

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State officials, brewers anticipate compromise over ‘taproom tax’

For nearly a year, craft brewers have railed against a plan by the state Department of Revenue that would require breweries to start charging a 6 percent sales tax on all their taproom products, including draft beers served on site and six-packs and growlers to go. The state is scheduled to begin enforcing the taproom tax in July, but a legislative fix is in the works.

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