Pennsylvania Alcohol Laws Give Local Manufacturers a Huge Advantage


For years, consumers and industry veterans alike have complained that Pennsylvania’s laws regarding the sale and access to adult beverage were some of the most restrictive in the nation. Not surprisingly, if one rolls back the clock 20 years one would find only two distilleries, 10 Pennsylvania breweries and a slathering of less than 70 Pennsylvania wineries. Fast forward to today, one finds a totally different landscape. Pennsylvania now hosts more than 300 craft brewers, 142 distilleries and nearly 300 wineries. This evolution is in large part due to many changes made by the legislature to the Pennsylvania Liquor Code. Recognizing the need to boost economic opportunities and Pennsylvania agriculture, laws have been enacted to support these Pennsylvania based adult beverage manufacturers who are now gleefully calling Pennsylvania home. Click here to read this article. 

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