Alcohol Policy


Modernizing the Alcohol Supply Chain for the 21st Century
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, “logistics” was becoming a popular buzzword. While logistics may sound like an esoteric topic that is only of interest to…

, Reason
Craft Alcohol Makers Thrive as Government Launches Antitrust Investigation
C. Jarrett Dieterle

The recent executive order on economic competition issued by the Biden administration this summer directed agencies across the federal government to look into anticompetitive barriers in dozens of…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Let’s raise the bar on alcohol caps
Marc Hyden

Georgia beer connoisseurs were left disappointed as Georgia law proved to be a buzzkill once again. Last week, an international brewing company announced the release of a limited-edition…

, Law & Liberty
Defending the Market Against Government
Charles K. Cowdery

From Law & Liberty:

This is long overdue, but good luck overcoming the three-tier system and the tangled web of state regulations created under the 21st Amendment.

, DrinksReform
Capturing the COVID Booze Wave
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Nothing makes one appreciate the little things more than enduring a global pandemic. And right on cue, one of the few bright spots over an otherwise difficult 18+ months has been the wave of…

, The Hill
The intoxicating appeal of home liquor delivery
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Hill:

Reform should be easier in the wake of the COVID lockdowns, which saw many state lawmakers take steps to loosen or eliminate restrictions on bars and restaurants selling cocktails…

, Reason Magazine
Let’s Make it Easier for Distillers To Ship Alcohol Directly to Adult Consumers
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Reason Magazine:

Though the USPS shipping ban in Congress is a wholly federal matter, state shipping bans stem largely from states’ authority to regulate alcohol under the 21st Amendment….

Logistics, Logistics, Logistics: Modernizing The Alcohol Supply Chain
C. Jarrett Dieterle


Logistics has become one of the go-to buzz words of our 21st century economy. Large shipping firms run ads touting their love for efficient logistics, and retailers the world over…

Why your favorite beer is out of stock and how to fix it.
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (September 1, 2021)—COVID-19 has disrupted logistics and supply networks all over the globe, making it trickier than ever for products to be stocked and sold in an efficient and timely…

R Street Institute Regulatory Comment on Executive Order Regarding Competition in the Beer, Wine, and Spirits Markets
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Dear Administrator Ryan:

The following comments are respectfully submitted in response to the Request for Information relating to Promoting Competition in the Beer, Wine, and Spirits Markets…

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