Signed by Governor Hickenlooper, 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 …More
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House Bill 5580 establishes a farm brewery manufacturers permit.
Passing the House, 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 …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 698 requires, among other provisions, the payment of keg deposits by retailers to wholesalers.
H.B. 1159 provides that a brewer licensed in the state may sell at wholesale up to 5,000 barrels annually of malt beverages manufactured on its licensed premises. Any such sales must be made only to …More
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
The Department of Revenue has released proposed regulations that would restore the ability of breweries (and distilleries) to vary tour admission fees based on the amount and quality of alcohol included in free tastings and …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau has issued Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) on shelf schematics in response to questions we received following publication of Ruling 2016-1, The Shelf Plan and Shelf Schematic Exception to the “Tied House” …More
House Bill 1158 seeks to clarify that free tastings and free food may be offered by a brewery without conducting a brewery tour.
The federal Food and Drug Administration announced it is delaying the effective date of menu labeling regulations enforcement from December 1, 2016, to the date that is one year after it issues final guidance.