Signed into law, Senate Bill 819 allows for the consumption of drinks served at a brewery outside of the serving area (defined as the area of the bar where drinks are sold, prepared and served …More
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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.
Clearing initial committee consideration in the Senate, House Bill 3610 provides that brew pubs wholly owned and operated by the same licensee may combine each location’s production limit of 155,000 gallons of beer per year …More
Under consideration in the House, S.B. 287 authorizes a farm brewery to be established as a permitted use on land zoned for exclusive farm use or mixed farm and forest use provided the farm brewery: …More
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 (S. 362; H.R. 1175) has been introduced in Congress. The legislation makes permanent the tax and other provisions passed as part of the Tax …More
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 1518 provides, among many provisions, that a holder of a permit for the State Fairgrounds may, if the permit holder is a small brewery, farm winery, or artisan distillery, sell …More
House Bill 1545, reauthorizing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, was amended in the House prior to passage to allow production breweries to sell beer-to-go.
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued Industry Circular 2019-1, Hemp Ingredients in Alcohol Beverage Formulas, addressing the ability of industry members to produce alcohol beverages containing ingredients derived from hemp, such as cannabidiol …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 66 requires that all malt liquor, wine, hard cider and low-alcohol spirits products imported to, exported from or sold in Maine bear a label approved by the United States …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 928 amends the Alcoholic Beverage Code to authorize a brewer’s permit holder to import ale and malt liquor for manufacturing purposes from a nonresident brewer’s permit holder and to mix …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has posted further information of interest to brewers as part of the continuing effort to provide guidance concerning reduced excise tax rates. The new information concerns how the rates …More