Small Brewer Distribution Bill Passes: Signed by Governor on June 16, 2015 The Governor signed S.B. 138 today. The legislation will permit brewery-public house licensees to sell at wholesale and distribute up to 7,500 barrels of malt beverages per year produced by the licensee to other licensees of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (the “OLCC“).
Guest Presenter at Portland State University’s Business of Craft Brewing Program It’s no longer a secret that Portland State University has a great Business of Craft Brewing program. Check their program out here. I was lucky enough to be asked to be a guest presenter for the program last night. I gave a talk on
Brewery-Public House License Privileges Expanded Senate Bill 138 passed the Oregon Legislature earlier this year. Effective January 1, 2016, an Oregon brewery-public house licensee (a “BPH”) is allowed to: (1) distribute malt beverages manufactured at the licensed premises to any other premises licensed to the same licensee, whether a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retail premises, and
Senator Wyden Sponsors the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced legislation that would promote continued job creation in the growing craft beverage, cider, wine and distillery industries throughout Oregon and the country. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, S.1562, would cut taxes and modernize outdated regulations
Presenter at Oregon State University’s Craft Brewery Startup Workshop: May 11, 2015. I was invited back for another year! I gave a presentation on “Craft Brewing: the Regulatory Environment.” The program was fantastic and the students were fully engaged. Thanks again for another great year. We covered the history of alcohol regulatory law in the
Presentation at the National Craft Brewers Conference: Strength Through Flexibility: The Three Tier System of the Future?
Presentation at the National Craft Brewers Conference: Strength Through Flexibility: The Three Tier System of the Future? Portland was full of brewers this April at the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference. It was amazing. With over 11,000 attendees and 600 vendors, one day was just not enough. We had an engaging conversation with the 100 or