S.B. 756 provides that any brewery licensee may donate beer that it has manufactured and any (i) mixed beverage special events licensee or (ii) banquet licensee that is a charitable nonprofit corporation or association that …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.
H.B. 2419 authorizes a qualifying microbrewery to sell growlers of beer to the public at a qualifying farmers market and defines “growler” as a sanitary container brought to an authorized premises by the purchaser, or …More
S.B. 6008 adds wine to the allowable products a microbrewery may sell for both on- and off-premises consumption.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued initial guidance concerning reduced alcohol excise tax rates which became effective on January 1, 2018. The changes to the tax rates were included in …More
A.B. 2068 seeks to remove the requirement that limited brewery licensees provide a tour when selling beer to consumers.
The Texas Court of Appeals for the Third District issued an opinion reversing a lower court’s determination that a statute prohibiting self-distributing brewers from selling the distribution rights to their products was unconstitutional under the …More
A.B. 1133 imposes $0.25 surcharge on alcoholic beverages to be dedicated to Alcohol Education, Rehabilitation and Enforcement Fund.
A Mississippi trial court has issued a series of orders dismissing a substantial number of the claims brought in Rex Distributing Company v. Anheuser-Busch et al. which involves the sale of a distributor, AB-InBev’s redirect …More
S.B. 513 allows for the consumption of food on limited brewery premises.
Senate Bill 1224 would allow a malt beverage distributor to give branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell malt beverages for on-premises consumption. Further, it prohibits a vendor from selling the branded glassware or returning …More