House Bill 248 seeks to double the tax rates on all forms of alcoholic beverages, to a total of 20 cents per drink, with the rate increased to 6.6 cents for small craft breweries. …More
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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
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
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
Senate Bill 1060 provides for two new permits available to licensed breweries. The first permit participation in wine and food festivals and the sale by the glass, bottle or package of malt and brewed beverages …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