Breweries | Read Time: 3 minutes

What Beverage Manufacturers Should Know About Opportunity Zones

Beverage manufacturers–breweries, distilleries, and wineries–are ideally suited to bring valuable investment to rundown neighborhoods and distressed communities. These are the exact areas targeted by the Opportunity Zone tax incentives created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Some new and existing beverage manufacturers might benefit from locating in “O-Zones.”

Continue Reading
Breweries | Read Time: 3 minutes

Your Florida Brewery Can Sell Liquor and Fill Growlers, But They Don’t Always Mix (Updated)

It is possible for a Florida brewery to both sell liquor and fill growlers and CrowlersTM, and there are two four ways to go about it. Four Options for Filling Growlers and CrowlersTM The first option is for a Florida brewery (actually, the taproom attached to the brewery) to get a 4COP quota license. This license allows a retail...

Continue Reading
Beverage Legislation | Read Time: 3 minutes

Florida Beverage Legislation: 2019 Post-Session Review of Beverage Bills

Zero out of 9. All 2019 Florida beverage bills fell flat. Nine beverage-focused  bills were introduced at the start of the 2019 Florida legislative session. All nine died in committee (or didn’t even get that far). Despite the possibility of some sweeping changes, especially for Florida breweries and distilleries, the Florida Beverage Laws will remain unchanged this year. For...

Continue Reading