as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2020 04:30pm
A bill for an act
relating to liquor; permitting brewer taprooms to offer limited sale of collaboration
malt liquor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 340A.101, by adding a
subdivision; 340A.26, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.101, is amended by adding a subdivision
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Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.26, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) A municipality, including a city with a
municipal liquor store, may issue the holder of a brewer's license under section 340A.301,
subdivision 6, clause (c), (i), or (j), a brewer taproom license. A brewer taproom license
authorizes on-sale of malt liquor produced by the brewer for consumption on the premises
of or adjacent to one brewery location owned by the brewer. new text beginnew text endNothing in this subdivision precludes the holder of a brewer taproom
license from also holding a license to operate a restaurant at the brewery. Section 340A.409
shall apply to a license issued under this subdivision. All provisions of this chapter that
apply to a retail liquor license shall apply to a license issued under this subdivision unless
the provision is explicitly inconsistent with this subdivision.
(b) A brewer may only have one taproom license under this subdivision, and may not
have an ownership interest in a brew pub.