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Tasting Bill Becomes Law in California

Signed by the Governor, A.B. 774 allows a permitted licensed beer manufacturer to conduct instructional tastings on the subject of beer at a certified farmers’ market under specified conditions.

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California Event Permit Legislation Considered

Passing the Assembly and under Senate consideration, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the …More

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Food Provisions Amended for Tasting Rooms

Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 1235 expands an exemption from provisions of the California Retail Food Code (CRFC) for premises set aside for a beer tasting facility that currently serves chips and pretzels to …More

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