MN Sales Expansion Bill Signed

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Signed by the Governor, S.B. 3008, among many provisions, increases the annual production threshold to sell growlers from 20,000 barrels to 150,000 barrels; allows a small brewer (annual production of less than 7,500 barrels) to sell up to 128 ounces of beer per customer per day, with the amount sold counting toward the annual barrel limit for these off-sales under the growler rules, and must be made available for sale to a malt liquor wholesaler, other than a wholesaler owned in whole or in part by a brewer; and allows small brewers (annual production between 5,500 and 13,500 barrels) to make the additional sales until their annual production increases by 2,000 barrels over their 2021 production.