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WYOMING WYOMING DISTILLERS GUILD Our state legislative efforts over the past few years have yielded positive results! As of July 1, we have seen a few bills become effective that we fought and lobbied hard for. In collaboration with our Wyoming State Liquor Association and our state senators and representatives, the bills that we presented have now become law. HB 219 is a bill that has granted each distillery 12 “manufacturer’s off-premises permits” annually to help our small businesses promote our brands and boost sales. This will essentially allow us to host off-site events, attend farmers markets, concerts, fundraisers, 

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etc. that otherwise we may not have had the ability to be a part of. Also, with the passage of SF 140, we are now able to “self-distribute” directly from our bonded facility into our satellite tasting room. This basically cleans up the previous need for us to ship our product to the state warehouse, to then place an order to have it shipped all the way back. This will save time, money, energy and resources. We continue to focus our federal efforts on making the FET Tax reduction permanent. Multiple members of our guild attended the Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. this past July. It was awesome to see the large group of craft distillers from across the country

representing in our nation’s capital. There is nothing more important that we can do for our business community than to get this legislation permanent!

Travis Goodman Secretary/Treasurer, Wyoming Distillers Guild Partner, Jackson Hole Still Works travis@jhstillworks.com

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Artisan Spirit: Fall 2019  

The magazine for craft distillers and their fans.

Artisan Spirit: Fall 2019  

The magazine for craft distillers and their fans.