Passing the full House, House Bill 466 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits through the creation of 1,200 Wine and Spirits Retail Licenses. These licenses would be available to existing beer distributors …More
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With the adoption of a committee substitute version, Senate Bill 186 now contains provisions limiting the amount of malt beverages that can be transferred between breweries owned by the same brewer to 100 percent …More
Dying in committee, The Microbrewery Modernization Act of 2015, House Bill 1158, sought to provide that a holder of a permit to manufacture beer who operates a brewery may sell limited amounts of beer on …More
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) released an advisory opinion clarifying existing law by informing brewers that they may sell “original containers” as long as the container contains at least 128 fluid ounces, for example …More
Amended before passing initial committee consideration, H.B.107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers which are specified to be containers of 32, 64, and 128 …More
Failing to advance from committee House Bill 326 sought to increase the number of barrels allowed to be produced by a small brewery from 10,000 to 60,000, allow a licensed brewer that manufactures less than …More
H.B. 3450 stipulates that a beer wholesaler shall not deliver beer to a retail beer and wine permit holder unless the beer has been received, unloaded, and stored or warehoused at its licensed premises.
DESTIHL, a small, yet rapidly growing brewery in central Illinois, recently hosted U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock for a tour of the facility. Brewery CEO and Brewmaster Matt Potts lead the tour and discussed the challenges associated with running …More
Founder and CEO of Back 40 Beer Company, Jason Wilson, recently hosted a tour for Congressman Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL 4th District). As this was the Congressman first opportunity to visit a local brewery, Wilson gave him an in-depth …More
Senator Richard Blumenthal recently paid a visit to one of his local breweries, Thomas Hooker, to discuss his support for the Small BREW Act. The Senator, who is also a member of the Small Brewers Caucus, joined 24 of his …More