Under consideration by a House-Senate conference committee, H.B. 161 requires beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.
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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.
Under Senate consideration following passage by the Assembly, A.B. 977 allows a winegrower and a beer manufacturer that share adjacent or adjoining licensed premises to have, or sell for consumption, the wine or beer produced …More
Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 98 authorizes brew pubs to manufacture alcoholic cider.
Passing the Assembly, A.B. 711 authorizes a beer manufacturer to provide consumers free or discounted rides through taxicabs, transportation network companies, or any other ride service, and clarifies that a beer or wine wholesaler will …More
Passing the Senate, House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, which allows for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises …More
Legislative leaders announced the creation of a study commission to examine the state’s alcohol laws and make recommendations for changes.
Dying in the Senate, House Bill 1049 consolidates into one paragraph the provisions that govern the sale of a manufacturer’s product for off-premises consumption to non-licensees from the licensed manufacturer’s facility. It also repeals and …More
Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 1056 allows the sale of wine, spirits and malt liquor manufactured in Maine for off-premises consumption at taste-testing events and the sale of spirits manufactured in Maine at farmers’ …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 194 permits a manufacturer who manufactures liquor at multiple licensed locations to transport the manufacturer’s own product between those locations, as is allowed under federal law.
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 464 alters the national family beer and wine exhibition permit to be a national beer, wine, and liquor exhibition permit that may be issued to a bona fide national alcohol …More