Signed by the Governor, H.B. 541 changes the definition of “small brewery” to allow annual production up to 60,000 barrels (from the current 10,000) and would include the production of all affiliated companies and beer …More
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
Passing the Assembly, A.B. 431 authorizes a person to operate one or more brew pubs in this State and increases the number of barrels of malt beverages that such a person may manufacture for all …More
Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 181 seeks to raise the tax on malt beverages from 16 cents to 24 cents per gallon.
Passing the House, H.B. 161 would require beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.
Companions Assembly Bill 6404 and Senate Bill 5173 seek to increase to 2,000 the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale. The current limit is 250 …More
Amended prior to passing he House to remove provisions relating to increasing the barrel cap under which self-distribution and no cause termination of distributors are effective, House Bill 500 retains provisions relating to the sale …More
H.B. 642 seeks to increase the number of additional retail locations to ten where a brewery may sell its malt beverages and to authorize a brewery to sell its malt beverages at the brewery regardless …More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the compliance date for menu labeling requirements from May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2018. This extension allows for further consideration of what opportunities there may be …More
Signed by the Governor, House File 607 contains the final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest changes to state liquor …More
Pennsylvania brewer D.G. Yuengling & Son has entered a motion to file an amicus curiae in U.S. District Court objecting to the final judgment proposed by the Department of Justice in the merger of Anheuser-Busch …More