Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

Government Shutdown Puts Strain on Local Craft Brewers

It's especially hurting breweries who typically transport a majority of their new, craft beer over state lines

FARGO, N.D. —¬†With no sign of the government shutdown ending soon, it has craft brewers feeling the repercussions. Creating new beer flavors and staying innovative is what craft brewers call the bread and butter of their businesses. “The number is constantly growing. We come out with a new beer at least one or two weeks,” said Jesse Feigum, Drekker Brewing…