Companions House Bill 560 and Senate Bill 674 increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to 1,500 barrels.
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Senate Bill 643 allows a Class 7 micro-brewery licensee that produces in aggregate from all of its locations up to 22,500 barrels of beer annually may obtain a Class 7 limited beer wholesaler’s license and …More
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin was in attendance for the unveiling and grand opening of Heavy Seas Beer’s recently expanded brewery. The Senator is an advocate for small brewers in Maryland and across the country and …More
Signed into law, S.B. 161 expands the definition of “hard cider” to include a beverage derived primarily from pears, or pear concentrate and water, containing at least one-half of 1% and less than 7% of …More
Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 132 authorizes a holder of a Class 7 limited beer wholesaler’s license or of a nonresident brewery permit to sell or deliver its own beer to a …More
Approved by the Governor, House Bill 356 authorizes a holder of a Class 8 farm brewery license to enter into a written temporary delivery agreement with a distributor for the delivery and return of beer …More
Maryland’s Governor also approved, House Bill 208 which seeks to standardize the requirements for alcoholic beverage refillable containers used in the sale of draft beer or wine for off premises consumption. The bill also authorizes …More
House Bill 337 was approved by Maryland’s Governor. The bill authorizes a holder of a Class 8 farm brewery license to obtain a Class 7 limited beer wholesaler’s license. Also signed into law by the Governor, …More
Recently signed into law by Maryland’s Governor, House Bill 464 authorizes the holder of a Class 7 micro-brewery (on- and off-sale) license to sell at retail beer brewed under the license to customers for consumption …More
After a meeting to discuss small brewer issues with brewery representatives in Maryland, Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she will join the Senate Small Brewers Caucus.