A controversial brewpub rule will not be taken up by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission this week.
Despite finding a location for a brewpub, plans for a Schlafly Chicago Tap Room have been put on hold indefinitely.
A proposed brewpub rule change that could be detrimental to some Illinois brewers is heard before the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
In our Makers series, we sit down with Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois President Bob Myers to talk growlers, the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild and the ever-evolving policy changes in Springfield.
The sale of Illinois distributor City Beverage is one step closer to finality as the Illinois Liquor Control Commission sits down to discuss the deal today.
A discussion about the relationship between brewer and distributor is on tap at today’s Illinois Liquor Control Commission meeting.
Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois homebrew bill into law. Michigan’s governor took action on a craft beer-friendly bill too.
Legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in Illinois, effectively ending Anheuser-Busch’s reign over City Beverage, is headed to the governor’s desk.
The deadline to pass bills out of the Illinois House is upon us. State Representative Frank Mautino (D-Spring Valley) pledged HB 2606 would be called for a vote by the 19th, so today is the day. Follow along as we live-blog the legislative action.
Did you know that one village in southern Illinois only allows BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer) if it’s brought to a house party? Or that one suburban Chicago village prohibits bottle service? These are just a snippet of some of the odder local liquor laws on the books in Illinois.