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Off-Premise Permit Revision Signed into Law

Signed into law, Senate Bill 129 clarifies existing law that permits a person that is licensed to manufacture malt liquor, wine or spirits at a facility in the State to sell the product that person …More

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Alabama On-Premises Sales Measure Advances

Passing initial House committee consideration following Senate passage, substitute for S.B. 234 removes the requirement that manufacturers obtain the name, address and other personal demographic information for sales made on the premises.

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AR Small Brewery Operations Bill Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 659 clarifies the law regarding the scope of small brewery operations, allows transportation of in-house products between commonly owned small breweries and breweries that own small breweries and creates …More

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Cross Tier Ownership Addressed in AR Law

Signed into law, H.B. 2046 limits the issuance of permits for microbrewery-restaurants and small breweries with common ownership of certain other alcoholic beverage permittees.

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Connecticut Craft Beer Bill Advances

Under Senate consideration, House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, which allows for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises …More

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Small Brewers Take to the Hill

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

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OK On-Site Sales Expanded

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.

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