H.B. 1283 repeals the authority of a Class 5 brewery to serve free beer samples, although a brewery may continue to sell beer for on-premises consumption under a Class D beer license which entitles the …More
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Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 398 sought to raise excise taxes on alcoholic beverages, with the rate for beer increasing from 41 cents/gallon to $3.08/gallon for breweries that produce more than fifteen thousand barrels …More
Senate Bill 194 seeks to permit a manufacturer with multiple licensed locations to transport the manufacturer’s own product between those locations, as is allowed under federal law.
The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $400,000 settlement with Anheuser-Busch, LLC wholesalers and a $10,000 settlement with Straub Distributing Company LTD for their engagement in unfair marketing practices aimed at retail …More
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $30,000 settlement with Heineken, USA, Incorporated for an illegal marketing scheme aimed at consumers.
Amended in the House prior to passage, Senate Bill 134 seeks to limit penalties for violations relating to the sale of alcohol beverages to a visibly intoxicated or underage person that occur in a sales …More
Signed by the Mayor, Bill 849, the Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Amendment Act of 2016, among many provisions seeks to allow brew pubs with two or more facility permits to transport beer, wine or spirits …More
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 554 would allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions.
H.B. 853 would allow a manufacturer or importer of beer or malt beverages to give or sell branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell beer or malt beverages for on-premises consumption.
Amended in the House and sent back to the Senate for concurrence, Senate Bill 85 would allow breweries to sell up to 3,000 barrels of the beer they manufacture to consumers for both on and …More