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Florida Glassware Bill Considered

H.B. 853 would allow a manufacturer or importer of beer or malt beverages to give or sell branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell beer or malt beverages for on-premises consumption.

Brewers Association

Self-Distribution Clarified in IL

Senate Bill 1588 provides that a self-distribution exemption granted to a class 1 brewer shall not permit the self-distribution of beer manufactured on the licensed premises bearing the name of another manufacturer of beer not …More

Brewers Association

TTB Highlights Category Management in Annual Report

The Tax and Trade Bureau’s 2016 Annual Report includes a section titled Promoting Fair Competition in the U.S. Marketplace (page 18), recapping the agency’s activities investigating the legality of common promotional activities associated with category …More

Brewers Association

Iowa Alcohol Law Overhaul Introduced

House File 521 contains the final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest changes to state liquor laws. Among various …More

Brewers Association

Kansas Considers Expanded Sales for Manufacturers

H.B. 2141 would allow the issuance of a drinking establishment or caterer license to a person that also has a beneficial interest in an alcohol manufacturer’s license. The bill would require that any alcoholic liquor …More

Brewers Association