House Bill 6541 establishes a craft alcoholic liquor distiller permit.
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
S.B. 1113 would authorize microbrewery beer festival licenses that allow sampling and sales for both on and off premise consumption.
Senate Bill 1030 seeks to allow microbrewery licensees to keep certain retail privileges currently revoked if they exceed the 40,000 barrel annual limit for the license. Such licensees that exceed the 40,000 barrel cap …More
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin was in attendance for the unveiling and grand opening of Heavy Seas Beer’s recently expanded brewery. The Senator is an advocate for small brewers in Maryland and across the country and …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), has been introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress which convened on January 6, 2015. On January 8 H.R. …More
Senate Bill 281 requires that, for a brewery to qualify as a microbrewery, the entire brewing process of the beer must occur in Indiana. Changes the amount of the barrels of beer that a microbrewery …More
S.B. 276 seeks to increase the number of barrels of beer that a small brewer may manufacture to not more than 90,000 (instead of not more than 30,000) in a calendar year for sale or …More
Senate Bill 142 requires a $0.10 refundable deposit on each beverage (including beer) container beginning in 2016.
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 from the same service bar, without …More
Senate Bill 186 authorizes the sale of malt beverages packaged in individual containers of 32, 64 or 128 ounces by certain license holders if they are filled at the point of sale and have an …More