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Direct Sales for Nanos Considered

House Bill 451 proposes to create a separate license for nano brewers of beer, to permit manufacturers of beer to ship their products directly to retailers, and to increase the maximum annual amount of beer …More

Brewers Association

Tasting Room Sales on Tap in Florida

Further amended during a second round of committee consideration in which franchise provisions were removed, H.B. 107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales at the licensed premises to consumers for on-premises or off-premises …More

Brewers Association

Retail Sales Expansion Considered

House Bill 301 permits a manufacturer to obtain a vendor’s license at six manufacturing premises; provides for the sale of malt beverages directly to consumers for on-premises and off-premises consumption with some limitations; specifies growlers …More

Brewers Association

Three Tier Exception Proposed

House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.

Brewers Association

Bill Would Provide Brewery On-Site Sales

Senate Bill 174 provides for the operation of company stores by distillers and brewers at which the public can purchase limited quantities of the beverages produced by such distillers and brewers under limited conditions.

Brewers Association

Self-Distribution Clarified

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 184 clarifies that the self-distribution privilege afforded small brewers (those brewing less than 30,000 barrels annually) applies only to beer which is produced by the small brewer, …More

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