Category: Brewery

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Here’s some information to help your brewery/winery/distillery/bar/restaurant/distributorship be ready for obtaining emergency loans from the SBA and updated information on which states have approved them so far (link to SBA website in post)

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Here is Chicago’s FAQ on food and liquor licensees’ ability to deliver and sell to-go during the state imposed ban of on-premise consumption.

In addition to the state guidance and ban that Illinois liquor licensees can to...

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Here’s the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s recent guidance regarding limited operations for delivery and to-go sales during enforcement the Executive Order terminating on-premise consumption at bars and restaurants through March 30.

Drinking a beer, wine, or spirit in a bar or restaurant is currently on...

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Important information for Illinois bars and restaurants – Illinois Liquor Control Commission (@ILLiquorControl) issues guidance for return of alcohol purchased for cancelled St. Patrick’s Day parades. But act quickly!

Illinois liquor lawyers should pass this around to their bar and restaurant clients. The...

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In bad result for alcohol wholesalers, Delaware spirits distributor loses argument that franchise law created enforceable exclusive distribution contract where alcohol was purchased on invoice and no oral or written agreement set a quantity of goods to be purchased.

Following a trial over claims of an alleged exclusive oral distribution agreement under Delaware’s...

Briefing completed in 8th Circuit case about out-of-state retailers shipping alcoholic beverages direct to in-state consumers [Missouri]. Mirrors ongoing challenges in 7th and 6th Circuits. Bonus: we’ve got the briefs for you.

We’ve yet to see any compelling arguments from States looking to protect their in-state...

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State court rules spirits company cannot terminate distribution agreement absent event of default – agreement with no defined time period is not terminable at will and lasts forever. Bonus: We’ve got the docs for you.

Few Spirits (fun fact, the F.E.W. stands for Francis Elizabeth Willard president and founder...