What is a Brewers Bond?
A brewers bond is a legally binding contract, and is required of brewers to operate legally in certain states and municipalities. This bond is a specific type of alcohol tax bond that helps protect the public by ensuring you pay the necessary taxes when operating your brewery. If you would like to learn more about what surety bonds are and how they work, you can read our detailed guide here.
For example, if you commit tax fraud, a claim can be filed on your bond. The claim will initially be paid by the surety who wrote your bond, but will ultimately come back to you for reimbursement. If you're unsure whether you need a bond, you can select your state from the list below to view the bond requirements.