Requirements for Brewery Operations

Yellow icon with a black exclamation mark.Important Note for Brewers

Due to COVID-19, TTB has prepared Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) relating to the destruction of beer. See these beer FAQs to learn more on the destruction of unmerchantable taxpaid beer that is currently in the marketplace or at a wholesaler. Please visit our COVID-19 page for additional COVID-19 information.



Your application qualifying you as a brewery has been approved and you're ready to begin operations. There are requirements that you must meet to maintain your business. We are providing this information to help you meet these requirements.


Page last reviewed: May 29, 2015
Page last updated: January 7, 2021
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