26 March

Governor Bentley signs HB176 into law

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Governor Bentley signs HB176 into law

On March 24, at 11:00 AM, Governor Bentley signed HB176 into law. This legislation allows breweries and brewpubs in the state to sell up to 288 ounces per person per day for off-premise consumption. It also removes unusual location restrictions for brewpub licensees in Alabama and allows for charitable contributions to nonprofit events. The law […]

16 March

Growler bill passes legislature

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Growler bill passes legislature

On March 15, the Alabama legislature gave final passage to HB176, sending it to Governor Bentley for his signature. This legislation allows breweries and brewpubs in the state to sell up to 288 ounces per person per day for off-premise consumption. It also removes unusual location restrictions for brewpub licensees in Alabama and allows for […]

11 February

SB211 and HB176 filed in the Alabama legislature

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SB211 and HB176 filed in the Alabama legislature

Senate Bill 211 was introduced today by Senator Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) and includes 10 cosponsors. It was assigned to the Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee. House Bill 176 was also introduced today by Representative Anthony Daniels (R-Huntsville) and includes 46 cosponsors. It was assigned to the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee. These bills are identical […]

21 January

Badlun Brothers Imperial Porter: Our 2016 Guild Collaboration Beer

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Badlun Brothers Imperial Porter: Our 2016 Guild Collaboration Beer

Who are the Badlun Brothers? In the fall of 1819, just before Alabama was admitted to the Union as the 22nd state, James and William Badlun established the state’s first commercial brewery on their ten acres of land just west of downtown Huntsville.[1]The Alabama Republican, September 11, 1819.[2]The Alabama Republican, August 19, 1820. They advertised: Porter, Ale, and Beer, of a […]