The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) issued a clarification that, under the Alcoholic Beverage Code, the right to manufacture and sell single-use, permanently sealed cans of malt beverages (also known as crowlers) is reserved for …More
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Signed by the Governor, S.B. 858 authorizes only a brewer’s or nonresident brewer’s permittee, a manufacturer’s or nonresident manufacturer’s licensee, or a brewpub licensee to apply for and receive label approval on beer, ale, or …More
H.R. 2278 recognizes April 29, 2015, as Craft Brewers Day at the State Capitol.
Companions Senate Bill 1386 and House Bill 3086 seek to allow breweries producing 225,000 barrels or less annually the ability to sell 576 ounces (equivalent to 2 cases) of beer in a single transaction once …More
House Bill 3389 would reduce the self-distribution barrel limit to 5,000 annually.
The Institute for Justice has filed suit in a Texas District Court on behalf of three small brewers claiming that it is unconstitutional for the state to force them to give distributors their territorial distribution …More
In a decision handed down earlier this week by the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, several provisions of Texas alcohol law have been found to violate the First Amendment of the Constitution. The court found in favor of Jester Kin
Texas Congressman Lloyd Doggett recently signed on in support of HR 4278. Total sponsors for the bill have reached 107.