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 remove “head of …More
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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 beer) for teaching or research …More
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 off-premise consumption at …More
Receiving favorable committee action, H.B.1079 seeks to require the payment of keg deposits by retailers to wholesalers.
An agreement has been reached by interested parties and legislators to restore the ability breweries had to offer facility tours at various price points (which included differences in the volume or market value of alcohol …More
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
House Bill 4589 amends a provision authorizing a person to make homemade brewed beverages without a license to add a requirement that the person who purchases the apparatus or equipment used to produce the homebrewed …More
Looking back on the work that the Brewers Association (and small and independent craft brewers) did in Washington, D.C., during the past year, I am impressed at what we were able to achieve in such …More
Stripped of its privatization provisions in the Senate after passing the House, House Bill 1690 now provides for, among many provisions, expanded wine and liquor permits for restaurant-hotel licensees, the creation of the Pennsylvania Malt …More
S.B. 164 seeks to allow a manufacturer of beer to operate a restaurant or a bar, which serves beer brewed by the manufacturer, at a location other than the manufacturer’s premises.