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Pennsylvania’s Big Year of Beverage Alcohol Rule Reform

“Perhaps the most notable change that HB 1196 affects what beer distribution stores may sell. In Pennsylvania, beer is sold for off-site consumption by restaurants, grocery stores, and convenience stores, and by beer distributors. However, it is beer distributors who serve as the main source for off-site beer sales in Pennsylvania, and generally have a larger selection than other retailers.

For years, beer distributors were restricted to selling only by the case. Last year, this was expanded to allow 12-pack sales. But now, HB 1196, which removes the last cap. Now beer distributors will be able to sell in 6-packs, singles, growlers, kegs, or really any configuration.”

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Pennsylvania’s Big Year of Beverage Alcohol Rule Reform