Passing the full House, House Bill 466 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits through the creation of 1,200 Wine and Spirits Retail Licenses. These licenses would be available to existing beer distributors …More
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With the adoption of a committee substitute version, Senate Bill 186 now contains provisions limiting the amount of malt beverages that can be transferred between breweries owned by the same brewer to 100 percent …More
Dying in committee, The Microbrewery Modernization Act of 2015, House Bill 1158, sought to provide that a holder of a permit to manufacture beer who operates a brewery may sell limited amounts of beer on …More
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) released an advisory opinion clarifying existing law by informing brewers that they may sell “original containers” as long as the container contains at least 128 fluid ounces, for example …More
Amended before passing initial committee consideration, H.B.107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers which are specified to be containers of 32, 64, and 128 …More
Failing to advance from committee House Bill 326 sought to increase the number of barrels allowed to be produced by a small brewery from 10,000 to 60,000, allow a licensed brewer that manufactures less than …More
H.B. 3450 stipulates that a beer wholesaler shall not deliver beer to a retail beer and wine permit holder unless the beer has been received, unloaded, and stored or warehoused at its licensed premises.
Amended in committee and passed, Senate Bill 63 now allows breweries to provide up to 36 ounces (previously 72) for on-premise consumption and up to 64 ounces (previously 144) in a single container for off-premise …More
Passing committee, H.B. 429 calls for reviving the commission to review and consider alcoholic beverage manufacturing processes and retail sales at manufacturing facilities.
Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 1004 would authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers.