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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Louisiana Craft Brewer Week is OFFICIAL!

This just passed through the Louisiana Legislature!  Congrats to all the Louisiana craft brewers, the Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild, and craft beer fans out there.  If you want to see a video produced by myself and TommysTV for Louisiana Travel about the Louisiana craft beer scene, go here: http://youtu.be/iaRgNDMbBW0

September 23-29 can't get here soon enough!


ENROLLED
Regular Session, 2013

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 106
BY REPRESENTATIVE ARMES AND SENATOR GUILLORY

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

To designate the week of September 23 through 29, 2013, as Louisiana Craft Brewer Week
in recognition of the many contributions by Louisiana craft brewers to the state.

WHEREAS, there are now six craft breweries in the state of Louisiana; and

WHEREAS, these breweries employ over one hundred thirty-three employees,
earning wages in excess of five million dollars; and

WHEREAS, Louisiana craft breweries havebeen awarded more than twelve medals
for their superior products; and

WHEREAS, these breweries support responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages
and promote programs, education, and legislation aimed at preventing over consumption;
and

WHEREAS, Louisiana craft breweriessupport programs, education, and legislation
aimed at preventing and eradicating underage consumption; and

WHEREAS, these small business owners have supported the state of Louisiana's
independent three-tier system of regulation adopted by the state legislature; and

WHEREAS, these breweries have led the way in preserving Louisiana's unique
environment by brewing their products in an ecologically sound manner; and

WHEREAS, Louisiana craft breweries have been instrumental in raising not only
awareness, but also money in response to recent natural disasters; and

WHEREAS, these breweries make every effort to support Louisiana agriculture by
using the finest Louisiana-grown products; and

WHEREAS, these breweries support the enjoyment and export of Louisiana culture
by brewing beer specifically designed to compliment and therefore highlight our
extraordinary Louisiana cuisine.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislature of Louisiana does hereby
designate the week of September 23 through 29, 2013, as Louisiana Craft Brewer Week in
recognition of the aforementioned contributions by Louisiana craft brewers to the state