Passing committee, H.B. 429 calls for reviving the commission to review and consider alcoholic beverage manufacturing processes and retail sales at manufacturing facilities.
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Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 1004 would authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers.
Each bill being deferred at the committee level, House Bill 217 and Senate Bill 221 sought to permit the liquor commission to allow a restaurant licensee to sell malt beverages manufactured on the restaurant premises …More
Passing committee, House Bill 554 authorizes the sale of beer in refillable containers.
Companions House Bill 543 and Senate Bill 426 seek to prohibit, with limited exceptions, a brewer from holding a financial or ownership interest in either a wholesaler or retailer and a wholesaler from holding a …More
DESTIHL, a small, yet rapidly growing brewery in central Illinois, recently hosted U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock for a tour of the facility. Brewery CEO and Brewmaster Matt Potts lead the tour and discussed the challenges associated with running …More
Founder and CEO of Back 40 Beer Company, Jason Wilson, recently hosted a tour for Congressman Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL 4th District). As this was the Congressman first opportunity to visit a local brewery, Wilson gave him an in-depth …More
Senator Richard Blumenthal recently paid a visit to one of his local breweries, Thomas Hooker, to discuss his support for the Small BREW Act. The Senator, who is also a member of the Small Brewers Caucus, joined 24 of his …More
H.R. 232, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), was introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress on January 8 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Joining …More
Introduced on February 5, 2015, H.R. 767, the Fair Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act, seeks to impose a graduated federal excise tax on all brewers (no qualifying production threshold and including multi-national companies) and …More