Prior to SAVOR, 150 craft brewers, owners and guild leaders came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the craft brewing community. They met with over 150 members of Congress and over 300 members of Congressional staff. …More
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A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida has ruled against consumers who brought suit against Maker’s Mark Distillery for using the term “handmade” in marketing its Maker’s Mark bourbon whiskey. Plaintiffs claimed they relied on …More
After passing both chambers in different versions, a conference committee was unable to agree on a final bill. S.B. 424 would authorize a brewer to sell beer produced by the brewer to consumers on …More
With House-Senate conference committee members unable to agree on a mutually acceptable bill, Senate Bill 688 has failed to advance. The bill sought to require low-point beer manufacturers and wholesalers who assign a brand extension …More
Passing both chambers of the legislature, S.B. 138 seeks to permit brewery-public house licensees to sell at wholesale and distribute up to 7,500 barrels of malt beverages per year produced by the licensee to other …More
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.”
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.
H.R. 2278 recognizes April 29, 2015, as Craft Brewers Day at the State Capitol.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5662 allows a licensed domestic brewery or microbrewery to provide promotional items to a nonprofit charitable corporation or association.