Monthly Archives: February 2008

ABV Bill in the House, Tueday 4 March!

HB196, the Gourmet Beer Bill, is up for vote this Tuesday, 4 March. Now is the time to call your House Representative and let him or her know that you want HB196 to pass! Especially if you have made previous attempts at phone calls or emails and have not gotten a response, we are now [...]

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Legislative Update

Members and supporters of Free the Hops, As some of you already know, our House ABV Bill – HB196 – came out of committee yesterday. The companion Senate Bill, SB116, came out of committee today. These bills are intended to increase the allowable alcohol in beer to 13.9% ABV in the state. The next step [...]

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Bills and boycott update

Supporters of Free the Hops, The Alabama Wholesale Beer Association (AWBA) and Anheuser Busch Corporate have stepped in to the fray and have helped negotiate a deal to pass our bill. I have been speaking with the AWBA and the other parties involved and am 100% sure of their commitment. Once the final wording on [...]

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