• Illinois Bar Owners Voice Opposition to Law Allowing Taprooms to Sell Other Companies' Beer and Cider

    2 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    Following the signing of a law allowing Illinois breweries to immediately begin selling beer and cider from outside beer companies in their taprooms, several Chicago restaurant and craft beer bar owners expressed concern that new regulations create additional competition for their businesses.
    On August 11, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 4897 , which allows licensed Class 1 breweries and Class 2 breweries to purchase beer and cider from either a wholesaler or a self-distributing brewery to sell in their taprooms. The new law also eases storage and transfer regulations for beer...
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