Passing the House, House Bill 27 seeks to increase excise taxes on alcoholic beverages, with the barrel rate for beer rising to $13.33 from the current $10.00.
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HF 2156 would allow brewpubs to engage in growler sales.
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 919 allows a brewer to lease portable refrigeration units to retail licensees at a value equal to the cost of the unit to the brewer. A brewer may also enter …More
Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 1424 sought to make it unlawful for retailers to accept certain things of value if paid for by a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor.
A.B. 8706 seeks to amend the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer to be exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.
Passing the House, House Bill 176 incorporates 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 of alcoholic …More
Amended in committee, Senate Bill 306 would allow the sampling of beer or wine at farmers’ markets if authorized by the town or city.
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission handed down a 90-day license suspension to distributor Craft Brewers Guild for violations of state rules against offering inducements to retailers. Craft Brewers Guild opted to pay a …More
Senate Bill 458 would allow beer sales by grocery stores and convenience stores if weak beer is no longer available.
House Bill 2707 seeks to authorize a manufacturer licensee to hold a drinking establishment license.