Tag Archives: Legislation

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How Minnesota Excise Tax Compares to Neighboring States

This striking visual shows how out of step Minnesota will be if the proposed legislation passes. The proposed tax would make it about twice as expensive to produce beer in…

Unintended Consequences: The Maine Law and Lager

As the Minnesota legislature contemplates a massive tax increase on brewers and distillers we may be reminded of a time in the 1920’s when state and federal governments decided to…

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Saint Paul Hearing on Taprooms

Saint Paul City council members Russ Stark and Amy Brendmoen have introduced a resolution that will modify zoning to allow smaller breweries to have taprooms in traditional neighborhood and commercial…

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Save the Growler?

A growler is a 64oz or 750ml container of beer. In most cases growlers are sold directly from the brewery to the consumer. They are a great way to bring…

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Minnesota Growler Swapping?

News is coming in from the west coast that California breweries are going to be able to fill ANY growler as long as it is properly labeled. This is a…

Lucid Brewing Approved for Growler Sales

Lucid Brewing won approval to sell 64 oz “growlers” and 750ml bottles earlier this week via unanimous vote from the Minnetonka city Council.  The license allows Lucid to sell directly…

Bright Ideas with Omar Ansari

Price: FREE Dates: November 27, 7:00PM-8:30PM Venue: UBS Forum at Minnesota Public Radio Address: 480 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55101 For MPR’s November Bright Ideas, Stephen Smith is joined by Omar Amsari,…

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