Over the past several years hard seltzers have become one of the fastest growing and most popular types of alcoholic beverages available. Due to this increased demand, many breweries have explored beginning to produce seltzers in addition to their core beers. Before jumping into producing hard seltzers, breweries should be aware of a number of regulatory requirements. This article focuses on both Federal and State of Maine regulations that may be applicable to the production of a hard seltzer by a brewery. Read More
The First Regular Session of the 129th Maine Legislature has adjourned, leaving a number of new laws for us all to understand and comply with. Listed below by topic area are what we believe are some of the most important new laws for our clients and readers to know about. We have provided summaries to highlight the major effects of these new laws, but as always, there are details. Please let us know if you are interested in how these new laws might affect you or your business, institution, or governmental body.
The new laws listed below become effective on September 19, 2019 except as otherwise specified.