Under existing law, alcoholic beverage manufacturers located in Alabama that produce beer are not permitted to sell any alcoholic beverages on-premises. The only exception is a special class of beer manufacturers called brewpubs, permitted under the Alabama Brewpub Act, which may sell beer brewed on-premises to consumers for on-premises consumption only
This bill would remove certain limitations on brewpub operation and allow brewpub licensees to sell beer brewed on-premises to a licensed wholesaler for distribution to retail licensees
To amend Sections 28-4A-2, 28-4A-3, 28-4A-4, and 28-4A-6, Code of Alabama 1975, the Alabama Brewpub Act, to remove certain limitations on brewpub operation and to allow brewpub licensees to sell beer brewed on-premises to a licensed wholesaler for distribution to retail licensees.
|March 3, 2011||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Economic Development and Tourism|
|Bill Text||HB161 Alabama 2011 Session - Introduced|