• Last Call: TTB Accepts Offer for Trade Practice Violations; Freetail Founder Scott Metzger Exits Company

    23 days ago - By Brewbound

    TTB and Elgin Beverage Agree to $325,000 Offer in Compromise
    The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau yesterday announced the acceptance of a $325,000 offer in compromise from Illinois distributor Elgin Beverage Co. for alleged violations of tied house provisions.
    Elgin, based in Bartlett, about 35 miles from Chicago, distributes products from Constellation Brands, Pabst Brewing and FIFCO USA, among others.
    In a press release , the TTB said Elgin had “aided and abetted another industry member in the use of a third party to pay retailers to carry and promote their products.”
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