Jul 21 2015
Beer Tasting Legal at Farmer’s Markets in California Starting in 2016

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill legalizing beer tasting at farmers markets.

Making markets in the nation’s agricultural heartland more booze-friendly.

Craft brew sales are permitted at farmers’ markets under legislation Brown signed last year.

AB774 by Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael will allow vendors to offer samples as well.

Farmers markets are staying dry this summer, however, because the law doesn’t take effect until 2016.

Another bill signed into law by Brown last year permits wine tasting at farmers markets.


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