So, you own a brewery. Doesn't everyone want to be successful?  Of course you do.  But here is the deal; if you sell more than 20,000 barrels of beer in one year you cannot sell any off sale...Growlers.

This seems so dumb.  Like  But it's an actual thing.  But now that might be changing.

A bill proposed by Rep. Dan Wolgamott (DFL-St. Cloud) this week would double the production threshold at which point breweries must stop selling growlers to 40,000 barrels per year.

"The craft beer industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Minnesota, with many becoming community gathering points and travel destinations," Rep. Wolgamott said in a statement.

"The current cap on growler sales only serves to stifle these growing businesses and inconvenience Minnesotans looking to support their local breweries. These businesses in our communities make a significant amount of their revenue from growlers, and the current outdated cap takes that option away far too soon.

If you are someone who likes craft beer- this is a big deal.  Especially since I have heard so many people say that the taste from the tapper is so much better than it is if you buy it in a can.  Some breweries do sell their more popular beers in the can so there is the off-sale option without worrying about the current cap law.  But, if this passes, this would fix that.  Something for everyone.

Stay tuned... .

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