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The Malt Beverage Distributors Association supports and advances the goals and welfare of PA beer distributors and their consumers.

The association is the political voice of beer distributors and provides lobbying, trade and public relations services. The association is committed to helping its members uphold state and federal law and serve as a bulwark against underage drinking and alcohol abuse.

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Recent News:

Legal Update: Mask Guidelines

On May 13, 2021, the CDC announced it was updating its mask wearing guidelines for fully vaccinated people. Here is a link to the CDC guidelines  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html.  The PA Department of Health Order states it...

MBDA Convention Update: COVID Leads to Postponement

Because of the ongoing pandemic, MBDA can not hold its annual convention in 2021. We are optimistic that our 2022 convention will take place April 22-25, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia, PA.

LEGAL UPDATE: Capacity Limits at Beer Distributors

All in-person businesses serving the public (including beer distributors) may only operate at up to 50% of their maximum capacity stated on their certificate of occupancy until 8:00a.m. on January 4, 2021. This 50% capacity requirement was part of the Governor and...

DISTRIBUTORS CAN SELL A NEW WINE-BASED PRODUCT!

On November 25, 2020, Governor Wolf signed into law HB 1617. It removes the prohibition on beer distributors using the phrase “wine product” or “wine-based” when selling fermented fruit beverages. The law takes effect on January 24, 2021, as Act 125. The product’s ABV...

MBDA Hosts Virtual Workshop

This past Wednesday, November 11th. MBDA hosted a virtual workshop that was open for all Pennsylvania Distributors with a special presentation from Grant Barrett of In:Trench Consulting. Grant presented the findings of a statewide survey that was conducted by...

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Malt Beverage Distributors Association of Pennsylvania
230 South Broad Street, Suite 903, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215-732-6258 (p) 215-732-6023 (f) | contact@mbdapa.org