We’re pulling back the curtain on the Illinois Homebrew Alliance to go in depth on how they negotiated changes to Illinois’ homebrew laws.
Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois homebrew bill into law. Michigan’s governor took action on a craft beer-friendly bill too.
A bill impacting homebrewers and homebrew shops in Illinois has cleared another hurdle after the legislation was approved, unanimously, by the IL Senate.
On Wednesday the Illinois Senate Executive Committee unanimously approved bills impacting homebrewing in Illinois as well as legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in the state.
An Illinois homebrew bill that would allow homebrewers to again take part in festivals in the state has been amended to include homebrew shops.
Follow along as we live-blog the Illinois legislature, which could take up homebrew legislation and tweaks to the Illinois Liquor Control Act and three-tier system of alcohol beverage distribution as soon as today.
Daily Herald reporter and friend of The Guys, Mike Riopell, wrote a good piece over the weekend updating us on the homebrew legislation introduced in the Illinois House a few months ago by State Representative Keith Farnham (D-Elgin). The bill would allow homebrewers to showcase their beers at festivals in Illinois. It’s something they’ve been doing for years until the …
The suburban Chicago lawmaker sponsoring legislation to allow homebrewers to showcase their beers at festivals in Illinois now has over a dozen homebrew clubs and the American Homebrewers Association in his corner. The legislation, as proposed, would tweak the Illinois Liquor Control Act to allow homebrew to be entered into festivals and competitions. The bill also goes to great lengths …
State Representative Keith Farnham (D-Elgin) has formally introduced legislation to allow Illinois homebrewers to showcase their beers at festivals. Homebrewers in the state have been doing this for years, but this year the Illinois Liquor Control Commission began cracking down on the practice saying the Illinois Liquor Control Act prohibits homebrew from being shared outside of the home. Here is …
A suburban state representative is working towards introducing a bill that would impact Illinois homebrew.
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