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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Passing both chambers of the legislature, H.B. 1053 seeks to allow a microbrewery and a farm winery that occupy the same building to sell by the glass the microbrewery’s beer and the farm winery’s wine …More
S.B. 277 would provide definitions for “hard cider” and “mead” and would allow a microbrewery to manufacture and store up to 100,000 gallons of hard cider or mead during a calendar year.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 168 prohibits an entity from holding two different types of licenses (e.g. brewery and distributor).
Withdrawn from further consideration, companions House Bill 560 and Senate Bill 674 sought to increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to …More
S.B. 214 seeks to allow: a retail licensee to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on its premises; a patron of a craft brewery licensee, or brewpub licensee to exit with open containers of alcoholic beverages …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 643 allows a Class 7 micro-brewery licensee that produces in aggregate from all of its locations up to 22,500 barrels of beer annually may obtain a Class 7 limited beer …More
Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bill 646 authorizes small brewery sales at off-premises retail sites.
Senate Bill 888 establishes the Task Force to Study the Issuance of Beer and Wine Licenses to Chain Stores. The task force must study (1) the costs, benefits, and feasibility of issuing beer and wine …More
Signed into law, Senate File 144 sets a minimum annual production of 50 barrels (lowered from 100 barrels) for microbreweries.