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Self-Distribution Limit Increase Considered

House Bill 278 seeks to increase the small brewery limit from twenty-five thousand barrels to one hundred thousand barrels before the brewery must use a wholesale distributor to distribute its products.

Brewers Association

Cider and Mead Production for Breweries Reviewed

S.B. 277 would provide definitions for “hard cider” and “mead” and would allow a microbrewery to manufacture and store up to 100,000 gallons of hard cider or mead during a calendar year.

Brewers Association

Anti-Branch Bill Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 168 prohibits an entity from holding two different types of licenses (e.g. brewery and distributor).

Brewers Association

On-Premise Sales Limit Increase Fails

Withdrawn from further consideration, companions House Bill 560 and Senate Bill 674 sought to increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to …More

Brewers Association

Legislation Seeks Brewery Retail Expansion

S.B. 214 seeks to allow: a retail licensee to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on its premises; a patron of a craft brewery licensee, or brewpub licensee to exit with open containers of alcoholic beverages …More

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