Legislation

Our take on the legislative situation

I was recently asked a set of questions by a local reporter and felt I needed to share in total my responses. I doubt she was expecting the long answer I gave to her, but it was needed to clarify the situation. I hope this will help all of your craft beer lovers understand a little more about our situation in Georgia. The questions she asked where

Georgia Breweries Need Your Help!

Georgia Beer Map showing the inability to sell beer at breweries
The issue: Currently, breweries are not allowed to sell beer to people directly...ever...it all has to go through a distributor.  When you come to the brewery, you pay $10 or $12 for a pint glass, and we are permitted to serve you up to 2 pints (32 ounces) of beer per day as part of an educational tour.  Georgia is one of only 5 states in the country that doesn't allow breweries to sell beer to consumers in some way, and we rank 47 out of 50 states in breweries per capita.

Georgia Legislators hear our cry!

Help us fill our growlers in Georgia

You may have heard rumblings of a new law trying to be passed in Georgia regarding craft breweries. You may have even been asked to sign a petition or two. Do you know what you were supporting?