Rep. Chuck McGrady, a Republican, sponsored a bill that would have raised the number of barrels a craft beer brewer could produce before entering into a contract with a wholesale distributor from 25,000 to 200,000. Lobbying by beer distributors helped kill the bill. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Rep. Chuck McGrady, a Republican, sponsored a bill that would have raised the number of barrels a craft beer brewer could produce before entering into a contract with a wholesale distributor from 25,000 to 200,000. Lobbying by beer distributors helped kill the bill. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

In NC, distributors’ cash kept the cap on craft brewers

August 09, 2017 02:30 PM

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