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Hawaii Growler Sales Proposed

Carrying over from the previous session, S.B. 221 would allow a restaurant licensee to sell malt beverages manufactured on the restaurant premises in brewery-sealed kegs and growlers and defines “growler” as a glass or metal …More

Brewers Association

Off-Premises Sales Bill Advances

Passing the Senate, S.B.169 allows certain restaurants to sell beer for off-premises consumption if the permit holder also has a permit for a microbrewery that is adjacent to or at the same location as the …More

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Kentucky Alcohol Reform Legislation Introduced

Among a host of provisions, Senate Bill 11 seeks to increase the annual production limit for microbreweries from 25,000 barrels to 50,000 barrels and would authorize microbreweries to sell their products by the drink or …More

Brewers Association

Production Limit Proposal Introduced in Kentucky

House Bill 253 increases increase the annual production limit for microbreweries from 25,000 barrels to 50,000 barrels and would authorize microbreweries to sell their products by the drink or package at fairs, festivals, and similar …More

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Sales and Transfer Abilities Expanded in Maine

S.B. 563 would allow a manufacturer of spirits, wine or malt liquor with a retail license to sell its products for consumption off the premises of that manufacturer without the licensed premises being physically separated …More

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TTB Issues Guidance on Category Management

The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued general guidance concerning promotional activities commonly associated with category management programs and whether or not these activities are lawful. TTB Ruling 2016-1, The Shelf Plan and …More

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