RI Thoughts on Tap

Making the case for alcohol law reform in the Ocean State

Last month, a bill proposing a slight increase to the amount of cans of beer that can be sold to-go from taprooms was passed by the Rhode Island Senate and now sits in the House.

News RI

Update: RI General Assembly passes bill to increase to-go can limits

Update 3/3/21: Two new bills have recently been introduced to further increase can limits. Recap here.
Update 7/15/19: On July 15, Gov. Gina Raimondo signed 2019-S 0620 into law.

Visitors to Rhode Island breweries may soon be in for a bigger haul. Earlier this month, the Senate passed a bill to increase the limit of off-premise beer sold out of taprooms and it’s now headed to the House of Representatives.

Mass Thoughts on Tap

Dissecting Mass. Growler Laws

With recent “changes” in the state’s growler laws, now’s as good of a time as any to take a look into just what the state says brewers and consumers can and can’t do when it comes to growler fills. 

Mass News

Major Changes for MA Growler Laws

For Massachusetts craft beer lovers with a stockpile of growlers, relief may be on the way after an advisory by the state’s alcohol control board released Wednesday.