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‘Farmers’ Market Bill’ is Now Law


The CCBA-sponsored Assembly Bill 2004 (Chesbro) added Section 23399.45 to the Business and Professions Code, effective 01/01/15.  This provision creates a new Certified Farmers’ Market Beer Sales Permit, which has been designated as a Type 84.  The new permit will allow beer manufacturers (Types 01 and 23) to sell sealed containers of beer off-sale to [...]

California Craft Beer- 2014 Review


As 2014 comes to a close the California Craft Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association representing the small and independent craft brewers in California, looks back at the year of craft beer in the golden state.  “We have seen year after year of strong craft beer growth both in California and nationally”, said Tom McCormick, [...]

Video Highlights from the CCBA 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Santa Rosa Conference


California Craft Brewers Association celebrated its 25th year at the 2014 California Craft Brewers Conference in Santa Rosa on November 3rd and 4th.  Video Highlights from the conference can be found here   Founding members and industry pioneers; Fritz Maytag former owner of Anchor Brewing Co., Ken Grossman owner/founder of Sierra Nevada, and John Martin [...]