Barrel Cap Laws

The Brewers Association has created a database of U.S. manufacturing license barrel caps per state. While this database has undergone several edits, it should not be considered the final word on barrel (1 bbl = 31 gallons) cap laws across the country. See ‘disclaimer’ below.

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Disclaimer

While this database has undergone several edits, it should not be considered the final word on barrel cap laws across the country. In no way should this be interpreted as legal advice. Instead, it should be an additional resource in your own unique research. All materials have been prepared for general information purposes only to permit the reader to learn more about craft beer legal issues. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, may not be current and is subject to change without notice. Always seek the advice of a competent attorney before drafting a contract, terminating a wholesaler, or initiating other legal action.