With the legislative session underway and the insulting HB 1329 filed, now is probably a good time to look at the other malt beverage bills out there to see what they are up to. HB 1329, filed on Monday, may have the affect of being so utterly ridiculous that it diverts attention from the other malt beverage bills. Those bills are likely to get some edits and turn into “compromises”. HB 7075 may be that compromise. The folks behind the drafting of the Big Beer Bill may hope they can have people “look over there” while unfavorable changes are made to the other malt beverage bills.
Here is a rundown:
HB 7075 – The “Compromise” Bill to HB 1329? (filed last Friday, February 28. 2014)
- Allows self-distribution of up to 3,000 gallons
- Allows for a “taproom” on the brewery premises without the need for a separate vendor’s license
- Brewers could sell their own […]