In an effort to close a significant budget shortfall, the Governor and legislature worked together to pass multiple tax increases, including on alcohol. The barrel rate for beer increased from the current $10.00 to $12.50.
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Gaining approval from the House Rules Committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68, among other provisions, would prohibit any common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers. The bill stipulates that a brewery may, following adoption …More
Becoming law without the Governor’s signature, Senate Bill 562 authorizes any person licensed as a manufacturer of malt liquor or wine to give a retail licensee samples of malt liquor and wine.
Withdrawn after failing to gain committee approval, House Bill 1239 sought to increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to 1,500 barrels.
Passing the House and under Senate consideration, H.B. 733 authorizes the holder of multiple manufacturer’s licenses at the same location to allow the sampling, sales, and consumption of products produced under the licenses at each …More
Advancing from committee, House Bill 282 would expand the retail abilities of pub brewers.
Passing the House, H.B. 5257 would allow a wholesaler, outstate seller of beer, outstate seller of wine, outstate seller of mixed spirit drink, vendor of spirits, broker, or retailer to use unpaid social media to …More
Passing the House, House Bill 228 would allow holders of a “Farmer’s Market Permit or Agricultural Themed Event Permit” to conduct tastings and sell craft beer, mead, distilled spirits, and wine in sealed containers for …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 698 requires, among other provisions, the payment of keg deposits by retailers to wholesalers.
H.B. 1159 provides that a brewer licensed in the state may sell at wholesale up to 5,000 barrels annually of malt beverages manufactured on its licensed premises. Any such sales must be made only to …More