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Iowa Bill Would Make Powdered Alcohol Sale Illegal

Senate Bill 123 would prohibit a person or club holding a liquor control license or retail wine or beer permit, or their agents or employees, from selling, giving, possessing, or supplying for human consumption powdered …More

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Connecticut Bill Would Allow Cider Tastings

House Bill 5033 would allow the holder of a manufacturer permit for cider to offer tastings, on the premises of the permittee, of free samples of cider and apple wine manufactured on the premises.

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Arizona Bill Seeks to Raise Production Limit

Amended before passing the Senate, Senate Bill 1030 increases the maximum production limit for a microbrewery from 40,000 barrels per location to 200,000 barrels in aggregate; requires a microbrewery that exceeds the calendar year limit …More

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Pennsylvania Distribution Case Decided

An appeals court has found in favor of MillerCoors in a suit involving a contract dispute with Pennsylvania distributor Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co. At issue was whether MillerCoors had contravened Pennsylvania law in assigning …More

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Feds Say Craft Beer Potential Huge in China

A report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service highlights cultural and economic changes in China that officials believe will lead to increased craft beer sales in the world’s largest beer consuming …More

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