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Matt Nadeu with bourbon oak barrels filled with the Russian imperial stout. (Jon Kalish/WNYC)
Matt Nadeu with bourbon oak barrels filled with the Russian imperial stout. (Jon Kalish/WNYC)

Among the businesses waiting for the government to re-open are small, craft breweries that need federal approval for new products.

Those approvals are now delayed because the workers for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau have been furloughed.

In Vermont, there are more microbreweries per capita than any other state they have been feeling the loss in their business.

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This segment aired on October 15, 2013.

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