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Prohibition of Cross-Tier Interests Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 543 prohibits, with limited exceptions, a brewer from holding a financial or ownership interest in either a wholesaler or retailer and a wholesaler from holding a financial or ownership …More

Brewers Association

Chain Store Task Force Established

Senate Bill 888 establishes the Task Force to Study the Issuance of Beer and Wine Licenses to Chain Stores. The task force must study (1) the costs, benefits, and feasibility of issuing beer and wine …More

Brewers Association

Tasting Room Sales on Tap in Florida

Further amended during a second round of committee consideration in which franchise provisions were removed, H.B. 107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales at the licensed premises to consumers for on-premises or off-premises …More

Brewers Association

Retail Sales Expansion Considered

House Bill 301 permits a manufacturer to obtain a vendor’s license at six manufacturing premises; provides for the sale of malt beverages directly to consumers for on-premises and off-premises consumption with some limitations; specifies growlers …More

Brewers Association