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California Looks to Relax Homebrew Law

A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The bill would also permit club members to exchange …More

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Colorado Governor Signs Homebrew Bill

Signed into law, House Bill 1084 seeks to alter current law which states that a “head of a family” is allowed to brew beer for family use without obtaining a liquor license. The bill would …More

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Student Tasting Bill Signed by Colorado Governor

Signed by Governor Hickenlooper, H.B. 1042 would create an exemption from licensing requirements for state institutions of higher education that engage in manufacturing and tasting of fermented malt beverages (3.2% beer) and malt liquor (full-strength …More

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Delaware Farmer’s Market Sales Passes House

Passing the House, House Bill 228 would allow holders of a “Farmer’s Market Permit or Agricultural Themed Event Permit” to conduct tastings and sell craft beer, mead, distilled spirits, and wine in sealed containers for …More

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Distribution Changes Proposed in Georgia

H.B. 1159 provides that a brewer licensed in the state may sell at wholesale up to 5,000 barrels annually of malt beverages manufactured on its licensed premises. Any such sales must be made only to …More

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Georgia Brewery Tour Regulations Released

The Department of Revenue has released proposed regulations that would restore the ability of breweries (and distilleries) to vary tour admission fees based on the amount and quality of alcohol included in free tastings and …More

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TTB Issues FAQ on Category Management and Tied House

The Tax and Trade Bureau has issued Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) on shelf schematics in response to questions we received following publication of Ruling 2016-1, The Shelf Plan and Shelf Schematic Exception to the “Tied House” …More

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