The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is asking you to sign their online petition TODAY asking the Texas House of Representatives to oppose House Bill 3287. Please read the following information provided by the Texas Craft Brewers …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
Over two hundred brewers, brewery owners, and state guild representatives left their home states and traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual hill climb. This event took place in conjunction with the Craft Brewers Conference …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 411 authorizes the sale and sampling of beer at licensed breweries between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Failing to receive floor consideration, House Bill 96 sought to authorize holders of a microbrewery permit to dispense malt beverages in areas adjacent to its site.
Senate Bill 328 seeks to increase the tax rate on the sale of beer, wine, liquor and hard cider.
Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 155 lowers the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.
Stalled in committee, H.B. 603 seeks to expand the hours small breweries and micro distilleries are allowed to provide samples until 10 p.m.
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 442 would allow restaurants to remove the so-called “Zion Curtain” that shields customers from liquor mixing and pouring, but would be required to designate a dispensing area within which the …More
Amended in the Senate following House passage, H.B. 541 changes the definition of “small brewery” to allow annual production up to 12,000 barrels (from the current 10,000) and would include the production of all affiliated …More
A.B. 431 seeks to limit a person who operates a brew pub to two locations, increases the number of barrels of malt beverages that such a person may manufacture during a calendar year to 20,000 …More