Under consideration by the Senate after passing the Assembly, Senate Bill 8140 seeks to create, among other provisions, a combined craft manufacturer’s license combining the privileges of two or more farm or micro manufacturing licenses …More
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently handed down a decision which clarifies several provisions of Ohio franchise law regarding “successor” provisions, including what entities qualify as a successor in change of …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 1860 would allow brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events.
Last week Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) visited Union Craft Brewing in Baltimore, and Representatives Crescent Hardy (R-NV) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) visited Big Dog’s Brewing in Las Vegas. They toured the production facilities, met with …More
Yesterday, Heather McClung, Washington Brewers Guild president and co-founder of Schooner EXACT Brewing Company in Seattle, Wash., testified in front of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade about her brewery’s participation in the …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 197 allows full-strength beer sales in grocery stores. Phased in over a twenty year period, grocery stores would be required to buy the licenses currently held by liquor stores …More
Amended in the Senate following House passage, H.B. 3450 prohibits a beer wholesaler from delivering beer to a retail beer and wine permit holder unless the beer has been received and unloaded at its licensed …More
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board issued AB-InBev a notice of violation and accompanying $150,000 fine as the result of an investigation that showed the brewer paid an exclusive promotional fee to two Seattle …More
Returned to the Senate and amended, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines …More
Passing the House, House Bill 444 allows certain permittees to provide up to four tasting samples (free of charge) of beer, wine, or spirituous liquor, in any 24-hour period of time. The bill also …More