The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements which includes renewing the call for lowering the legal limit on blood alcohol content to .05. The relevant …More
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Among other provisions, House Bill 846 would allow small craft breweries (defined as those producing 225,000 barrels or less annually) to: sell up to 2,000 barrels or 10% of production (whichever is greater) for both …More
Companions House Bill 176 and Senate Bill 211 incorporate the recommendations relating to beer from the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Study Commission which was created to study Alabama’s laws related to the manufacture, distribution, and sale …More
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
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