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Homebrew Legalities Clarified in Tennessee

Signed into law, S.B. 376 allows a person to make beer without a license or permit under certain circumstances and allows homemade beer in certain exhibitions, contests, and competitions.

Brewers Association

Local Input Mandated for Brewery Taprooms in Colorado

Signed into law, House Bill 1217 authorizes a local licensing authority to provide input to the state licensing authority on brewery, distillery and winery applications for approval to operate a sales room (i.e. tap room).

Brewers Association

Brewery Food Requirement Becomes Law in Indiana

Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, H.B. 1311 would require brewers that are permitted to sell beer by the glass to make food available for consumption on the brewery premises. Additionally provides that the holder …More

Brewers Association