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CANarchy brought two challenges to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code’s 225,000 barrel cap on brewery “beer-to-go” sales. The relevant portions of the statute authorize breweries in Texas to sell beer-to-go, provided they have a production rate below 225,000 barrels annually.
Continue Reading CANarchy wins challenge to Texas ABC statute over limits on brewery production sizes for direct from taproom “beer-to-go” sales based on a statutory construction resulting from poor legislative drafting.

Illinois Senate Bill 54 from the state legislature’s last session had a long and tortured history. Despite the fact that I fully support alcoholic beverage retailer delivery and shipping, I criticized the language and sloppy drafting of the various versions
Continue Reading Illinois passes liquor control act amendments to clarify and expand in-state delivery and shipping rights for retail liquor licensees (stores, bars, etc.)