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
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Passed by both legislative chambers, House Bill 639 makes applicable statewide, instead of in certain areas only, the authority for a beer manufacturer to operate as a retailer at the manufacturer’s location or a site …More
Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 686 clarify that contracts entered into or renewed by a manufacturer or importer and the wholesaler that is more than seven years in length shall be considered contrary to …More
Failing to advance, House Bill 6078 sought to allow small beer manufacturers to sell kegs of beer directly to consumers.
Senate Bill 392, providing for the sale of Connecticut manufactured beer and spirits at farmers’ markets, has failed to advance from committee.
Further amended at the committee level, Senate Bill 186 now contains provisions authorizing the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco to issue a vendor’s license to a manufacturer of malt beverages for the sale of …More
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
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
House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.
Senate Bill 174 provides for the operation of company stores by distillers and brewers at which the public can purchase limited quantities of the beverages produced by such distillers and brewers under limited conditions.