The Washington Brewers Guild is seeking input on the impacts of the COVID-19 and emergency closures order on breweries in our state. The information collected in this survey will help guide us in our efforts to provide education and advocacy for WA breweries impacted by COVID-19 and mandatory closures.

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* 1. Brewery Name (confidential, only for purposes of identifying duplicates

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* 2. Had your brewery been impacted by COVID-19 prior to the statewide emergency closure order?

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* 3. Did you close your taproom prior to the emergency closure order?

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* 4. Following the emergency closure order, what do your operations look like?

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* 5. How long will you be able to operate your business in the current environment before being forced to close permanently?

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* 6. Are you delivering beer to consumer's homes during the shut down?

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* 7. Are you offering curbside pick up at your brewery?

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* 8. Did you lay off employees because of COVID-19 impacts prior to the closure order?

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* 9. If yes, how many?

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* 10. Did you lay off employees following the closure order?

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* 11. If yes, how many?

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* 12. Do you anticipate further lay offs in the near future?

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* 13. Have you had to reduce employee hours or place employees on paid leave?

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* 14. Has COVID-19 and emergency closures impacted your production?

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* 15. If so, in what ways?

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* 16. How much of your draft beer is at risk for becoming out of date (estimate in barrels)?

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* 17. If emergency on-premise closures leads to that beer going out of date, will you buy back or replace that beer?

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* 18. What additional impacts has your brewery experienced as a result of coronavirus and the emergency closure order?

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* 19. What state level policy initiatives to address COVID-19 and emergency closure related impacts on your business would be immediately helpful at this time?

  Highest Priority High Priority Medium Priority Low Priority Not a Priority
Maintaining the ability to produce, distribute and sell to go in the event of potential future stricter closure orders
Maintaining the ability for our suppliers (hops, yeast, malt, yeast, cans, bottles, cardboard, etc) to manufacture in the event of potential future stricter closure orders
Beer excise tax deferrals
Sales tax deferrals
Property tax deferrals
B&O tax relief
Expanding unemployment benefits and eligibility for full-time employees
Expanding unemployment benefits and eligible for part-time employees
Expanding unemployment eligibility for small business owners
Government supported small business grants
Government backed low/no interest loans
Commercial rent assistance/abatement 

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* 20. Please provide any additional policy recommendations or comments.

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