House Bill 1196 further defines the term “geographically contiguous” in the context of franchise territories to include “two distinct areas which are separated by no more than five miles at the closest point.”
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The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced a new regulation is in effect that allows the holder of a brewery license to serve its own beer for consumption on the licensed premises under certain conditions. Previously, …More
S.B. 73 provides for a small brewer tax credit of $200,000 for the purchase of qualifying capital expenditures.
An appeals court has found in favor of MillerCoors in a suit involving a contract dispute with Pennsylvania distributor Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co. At issue was whether MillerCoors had contravened Pennsylvania law in assigning …More
Passing the full House, House Bill 466 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits through the creation of 1,200 Wine and Spirits Retail Licenses. These licenses would be available to existing beer distributors …More
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) released an advisory opinion clarifying existing law by informing brewers that they may sell “original containers” as long as the container contains at least 128 fluid ounces, for example …More
Senate Bill 122 seeks to implement container (over 128 ounce capacity) registration requirements on distributors.
Senate Bill 73 would extend previously expired tax credits on capital expenditures up to $200,000 to small brewers and removes the limitation that only those with production of 1,500,000 barrels or less qualify.
Victory Brewing Company’s Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet recently hosted two Congressmen at their new 160,000 square foot Parkesburg, Pa facility—small brewery champion Representative Jim Gerlach (R-PA 6th District) and the newest member of the House Small Brewers Caucus, Representative Pat …More
Senator Bob Casey recently visited Troegs Brewing Company to discuss the government shutdown and a small brewer excise tax reduction.