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Cider and Mead Production for Breweries Reviewed

S.B. 277 would provide definitions for “hard cider” and “mead” and would allow a microbrewery to manufacture and store up to 100,000 gallons of hard cider or mead during a calendar year.

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Virginia Bill Creates a Distiller’s License

Becoming law with the Governor’s approval, S.B. 1272 creates a limited distiller’s license for distilleries that (i) manufacture no more than 36,000 gallons of spirits per calendar year, (ii) are located on a farm in …More

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New Utah Law Makes Powdered Alcohol Illegal

Signed into law, House Bill 48 makes it unlawful for a person to use, offer for use, purchase, offer to purchase, sell, offer to sell, furnish, or possess powdered alcohol for human consumption.

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Oregon Bill Would Prohibit Powdered Alcohol Sales

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 937 seeks to prohibit the retail sale of granulated alcohol. Allows sale of granulated alcohol at wholesale only for scientific, industrial, manufacturing or other purposes approved by Oregon Liquor Control …More

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Growler Bill Signed into Law in New Mexico

Signed into law, House Bill 243, among other provisions, clarifies that small brewers may fill growlers for sale for off-site consumption, allows craft distillers and small brewers to have three offsite premises, just as winegrowers …More

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