Senate Bill 1588 provides that a self-distribution exemption granted to a class 1 brewer shall not permit the self-distribution of beer manufactured on the licensed premises bearing the name of another manufacturer of beer not …More
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H.B. 2743 authorizes a class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, or a craft distiller to obtain a special use permit license.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Initial sponsors total 23 in the U.S. Senate and 91 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
House Bill 3662 authorizes a Class 1 brewer to manufacture cider and mead.
The Tax and Trade Bureau’s 2016 Annual Report includes a section titled Promoting Fair Competition in the U.S. Marketplace (page 18), recapping the agency’s activities investigating the legality of common promotional activities associated with category …More
House File 521 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 laws. Among various …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau has provided further guidance on terminating a bond under the provisions of the PATH Act. As a reminder, brewers who reasonably expect to be liable for not more than $50,000 …More
Failing to pass the Senate, S.B. 2137 sought to allow brewpubs and brewer taproom license holders the ability to transfer beer between other brewpubs and taprooms under common ownership.
House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to also hold off-premises sales licenses.
Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal contains $5 million in tax credits to brewers providing a maximum annual credit of $200,000 for capital improvement expenditures made after June 30, 2017.