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Alternative Excise Tax Legislation Introduced

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

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Hawaii Bill Defines Growler and Addresses Sales

Companions House Bill 217 and Senate Bill 221 permit the liquor commission to allow a restaurant licensee to sell malt beverages manufactured on the restaurant premises in brewery-sealed kegs and growlers and define “growler” as …More

Brewers Association

Off-Premise Sales Considered in Hawaii

Senate Bill 1151 and House Bill 770 authorize brewpubs and small craft producer pubs with a liquor license to sell for off-premises consumption malt beverages purchased from another liquor licensee and authorizes restaurants and retail …More

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Indiana Microbrewery On-Site Sales

Passing committee, H.B. 1053 seeks to allow a microbrewery and a farm winery that occupy the same building to sell by the glass the microbrewery’s beer and the farm winery’s wine from the same service …More

Brewers Association

Oregon Production Limit Under Review

Senate Bill 138 removes the production limit for brewery-public house licensee selling malt beverages, produced by licensee at wholesale, to other licensees of Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

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