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New Illinois Law Allows Breweries to Sell Guest Beer and Cider in Taprooms

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A bill signed into law last weekend by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will allow the state's breweries to purchase and sell guest beer and cider in their taprooms.
Under House Bill 4897 , the state will allow licensed Class 1 breweries and Class 2 breweries to purchase beer and cider from either a wholesaler or a self-distributing brewery. The state of Illinois does not cap the amount of beer that can be sold via a taproom.
The new law also includes language that eases storage and transfer regulations for beer companies.
In a press release, Gov. Rauner said the new law “removes antiquated...
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