Signed into law, House Bill 82 raises the barrelage cap for a “microbrewery” from not more than 15,000 barrels to not more than 50,000 barrels.
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Now under House consideration, Senate Bill 5292 provides that current laws on the use, possession, purchase, and sale of liquor apply to powdered alcohol. Persons under age 21 cannot possess or consume powdered alcohol. Exemptions …More
In House committee following full Senate passage, Senate Bill 5662 would allow a licensed domestic brewery or microbrewery to provide branded promotional items, which are of nominal value, to certain nonprofit charitable corporations and associations.
Passing the House and under Senate consideration, House Bill 1124 allows licensees permitted to sell beer or wine for on-premises consumption to also serve samples of beer and wine up to a total of six …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 1412 would allow a winery, brewery, or distillery licensee to pay royalties to a historical preservation entity for the use of its trademarked authentic historical recipes in the manufacture of …More
Failing to advance beyond committee, H.B. 1678 sought to expand the privileges of a distiller’s license to include the giving of samples of spirits to any person to whom alcoholic beverages may be lawfully sold …More
After Senate passage, the House failed to take action on Senate Bill 1273 The bill sought to require the ABC Board to adopt regulations that prescribe the terms and conditions under which tour guides employed …More
Eligible for the Governor’s signature, S.B. 1272 creates a limited distiller’s license for distilleries that (i) manufacture no more than 36,000 gallons of spirits per calendar year, (ii) are located on a farm in the …More
On the Governor’s desk awaiting consideration, Senate Bill 1269 allows a person holding multiple licenses for the manufacture of wine, beer, spirits, or cider to provide samples of any alcoholic beverage produced on the licensed …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 1034 adds powdered or crystalline alcohol to the definition of alcoholic beverages, prohibits containers sold in or shipped into the Commonwealth from including powdered or crystalline alcohol, and creates …More