Passing the Assembly, A.B. 711 authorizes a beer manufacturer to provide consumers free or discounted rides through taxicabs, transportation network companies, or any other ride service, and clarifies that a beer or wine wholesaler will …More
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Passing the Senate, House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, which allows for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises …More
Legislative leaders announced the creation of a study commission to examine the state’s alcohol laws and make recommendations for changes.
Dying in the Senate, House Bill 1049 consolidates into one paragraph the provisions that govern the sale of a manufacturer’s product for off-premises consumption to non-licensees from the licensed manufacturer’s facility. It also repeals and …More
Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 1056 allows the sale of wine, spirits and malt liquor manufactured in Maine for off-premises consumption at taste-testing events and the sale of spirits manufactured in Maine at farmers’ …More
The bill is now supported by the majority of the U.S. House of Representatives.
“We aren’t just at the table, we are setting the agenda.”
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 411 authorizes the sale and sampling of beer at licensed breweries between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Awaiting the Governor’s consideration, House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to sell their products for consumption or retail sales at two locations, rather than the one that is currently allowed by law.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 142 increases the annual amount of beer a manufacturer can provide a retailer for sampling purposes from 9 gallons to 18 gallons.