New bill allows breweries to offer take-home “souvenirs”

Distilleries can also send home ”keepsakes”
Liquor law
Photographs by Calvin Lockwood and Caroline C. Kilgore

A modified version of Senate Bill 63 goes into effect this month and allows breweries to offer beer for on-site consumption or in six-pack equivalent take-home “souvenirs.” (Distilleries can also package 750ml in “keepsake” products with tours.) “It’s not perfect, but we absolutely plan to take full advantage of this legislation,” says Mark Allen, who owns Lazy Guy Distillery in Kennesaw and crafts corn whiskey and small-batch bourbon.

This article originally appeared in our July 2015 issue.