• Legislative Update: Maryland Lawmakers Propose Bill to Reduce Barrel Cap for Small Brewers; Deschutes Receives Virginia Tasting Room Exception

    6 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    Maryland Lawmakers Attempt to Roll Back 2017 Brewery Law Changes
    During Maryland's last legislative session, several changes were made to the state's alcohol laws that gave brewers the ability to sell more beer directly to consumers through their taprooms. Now, two Maryland lawmakers are attempting to roll back those changes, according to the Baltimore Business Journal .
    Delegates Talmadge Branch and Dereck Davis introduced House Bill 1052, which would reduce the barrel limit for taproom sales from 2,000 to 500 barrels for small brewers. However, the legislation would preserve the cap for...
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