Current Issues

Download the latest Monthly Legal Update

Review a consolidated presentation of the latest legal proceedings or filter updates by state below.

Bill Would Increase ABV Limit for Ohio Breweries

House Bill 68 would allow beer manufacturers to produce beer containing not more than 21% alcohol by volume and prohibit the inclusion of caffeine or other stimulants in beer containing more than 12% alcohol by …More

Brewers Association

NM Bill Would Allow Alternating Proprietorships

S.B. 471 would allow alternating proprietorships to be established so that manufacturing facilities and equipment of a small brewer licensee may be used by another small brewer licensee to produce beer.

Brewers Association

Growler Bill Passes House in NM

Passing the House, House Bill 243, among other provisions, clarifies that small brewers may fill growlers for sale for off-site consumption, allows craft distillers and small brewers to have three offsite premises, just as winegrowers …More

Brewers Association

New Mexico Bill Extends Off-Premise Locations

Amended House Bill 339 allows craft distiller and small brewer’s licensees to operate three off-premise locations. Currently, craft distiller and small brewer’s licensees are limited to two off-premise locations but winegrower licensees are allowed three …More

Brewers Association

Montana Production Cap Bill Does Not Advance

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 336 sought to increase the number of barrels (from 10,000 to 60,000) a brewery may produce to qualify as a small brewery and require that the production of …More

Brewers Association