Texans drink 45 million gallons of "beer" in December '12

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by videofrog, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. videofrog

    videofrog Nov 13, 2010 Texas
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  2. ehsteve

    ehsteve Jan 13, 2009 Texas
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    The lawsuit only got rid of the labeling requirement. TABC can categorize alcoholic beverages however it wants; the problem was with forcing brewers to use those categories.
     
  3. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    Yep, now brewers are free to call beers there rightful name/type.

    I've worked on various TABC cases. As you can imagine, defending businesses from death-related permit cancellations or assisting entities from alcohol-selling venues from opening up too close to their premises aren't fun, maybe interesting at most. Very regulatory. Very administrative. So when I saw this case and their Order for MSJ (aka allyoop to slam dunk), I was estatic to see Jester King and the 2 other plaintiffs pulled off the Federal Court classic 1st & 4th Amendment cards!

    Order for MSJ: https://docs.google.com/file/d/1zIP...uvCF8s_6usYUK1F1rQiihsy1dUgrDbb/edit?hl=en_US

    Here's the other post: http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/ale-on-bottled-beers-over-a-certain-abv.56076/#post-742052
     
  4. HopAG

    HopAG Sep 22, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Now if they only made it easier for me to report the krogerlists sellers that are hurting my sweet Texas Craft Breweries we would be good!
     
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