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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

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Maine Brewery Cider Manufacture Fails

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 431 sought to allow the holder of a brewery or small brewery license to manufacture hard cider.

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Growler-related Legislation Fails in Maine

Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 744 sought to remove the requirement that the bottles breweries or small breweries use to sell malt liquor for off-premises consumption from their licensed on-premises establishment, typically half-gallon containers, …More

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Trade Practice Allegations Released in Mass.

Following an investigation into possible trade practice violations, The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has issued a notice alleging that a distributor, Craft Beer Guild LLC, has violated state rules against offering inducements to retailers …More

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Barrelage Restriction Removal Fails in Nevada

Failing to advance in committee, Senate Bill 139 sought to remove the limitation on the number of barrels of malt beverages that a brewpub may manufacture (currently 15,000) during a calendar year.

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