The Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Amendment Act went into effect on October 27, 2018.
Review the complete Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Amendment Act.
The bill allowed for several additions and changes to ABC laws and regulations, including:
- Manufacturers who make beer, wine or spirits would be allowed to create collaboration products with other manufacturers of the same class. For example, breweries would be allowed to create collaboration beers with other breweries.
- Both class A and B off-premises licensees would be allowed to sell beer or wine in crowlers, with some exceptions.
- Manufacturers would be authorized to participate in ABRA's Extended Holiday Hours, Inaugural Week and other types of extended hours programs available to other licensees.
- Manufacturers would be allowed to sell and deliver alcohol produced at their licensed establishment directly to consumers.
- ABRA orientation training for new licensees as well as the general public on existing ABC laws and regulations, noise abatement and sound management, and working proactively with Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs), neighborhood and business groups, and residents.