Distributor Craft Brewers Guild (CBG) is suing the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) in the wake of the ABCC’s finding that CBG violated state rules against offering inducements to retailers. Craft Brewers Guild …More
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Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 176 incorporates the recommendations relating to beer from the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Study Commission which was created to study Alabama’s laws related to the manufacture, distribution, and …More
Senate Bill 343 would allow family members of a licensed distributor or wholesaler of alcoholic beverages that have reached the age of majority and are not an officer, director, employee, or stockholder of such licensed …More
Passing the House, H.B. 2182 strikes the requirement that a beer and wine store be 5,000 square feet in area in order to be eligible for sampling privileges.
Amended in committee, Assembly Bill 2076 would require the Department of Water Resources, in consultation with the California brewing industry, to develop water and energy use efficiency certification guidelines for the production of beer
A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The bill would also permit club members to exchange …More
Signed into law, House Bill 1084 seeks to alter current law which states that a “head of a family” is allowed to brew beer for family use without obtaining a liquor license. The bill would …More
Signed by Governor Hickenlooper, H.B. 1042 would create an exemption from licensing requirements for state institutions of higher education that engage in manufacturing and tasting of fermented malt beverages (3.2% beer) and malt liquor (full-strength …More
House Bill 5580 establishes a farm brewery manufacturers permit.
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