1 Jun 2017

Alabama Protects Consumer Privacy by Enacting SB234

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Alabama Protects Consumer Privacy by Enacting SB234

On May 26, Governor Kay Ivey signed SB234 into law. This important legislation by Senator Bill Holtzclaw protects the consumer against having his or her personal information collected by the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and its licensees. It was championed in the House by Representative Anthony Daniels. An Invasive Regulation Proposed In July 2016, […]

19 Jan 2017

Mulberry Road: 2017 Guild Collaboration Beer Released

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Mulberry Road: 2017 Guild Collaboration Beer Released

With cooperation from the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, the Alabama Brewers Guild is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with a Capital Series of annual collaboration beers. These beers recognize each of the state’s five historic capitals with the last of the series to be released in conjunction with Alabama’s bicentennial in 2019. For 2017 we are […]

11 Aug 2016

Our written comments on the proposed regulations

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Our written comments on the proposed regulations

Warning: Boring documents written by lobbyists and lawyers ahead We appreciate the strong public interest in alcoholic beverage regulations following the recent proposals from the Alabama ABC Board. While the media and public have been primarily concerned with one provision of the proposals, there are actually many changes being suggested. Many of the changes don’t affect […]

4 Aug 2016

About those proposed regulations

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About those proposed regulations

Alabama lawmakers have passed several updates to the state’s alcoholic beverage laws in recent years. Craft beer fans rightly praise the legislature for bringing Alabama law up-to-date with an evolving industry. However, the real work of regulating Alabama’s alcoholic beverage industry falls to the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. They do this, in part, by adopting rules and regulations. The […]