License Auctions Raising Concerns

License Auctions Raising Concerns In the fall of 2016, Giant Foods made the high bid in the LCB zombie auction for a license in Bristol Township, Bucks County — $301,000. This year, another restaurant license in the same township sold at auction for $33,344. An...

PLCB Clarifies Requirements for R, H and E Licensees

PLCB Clarifies Requirements for R, H and E Licensees – The law is clear that R, H and E licensees are required to have sufficient seating and food for at least 30 patrons on premises. Recognizing there is no definition for the term “food” in the...

Brewers continue to stir on sales tax policy

Brewers continue to stir on sales tax policy This week a member of the House Liquor Committee, referencing the Pennsylvania Brewers, published an opinion piece in Penn Live saying, “in late November, the state tax agency announced that it would be instituting a six...

Distributors Shipping Beer Out of State

Distributor Shipping Beer Out of State – We have been asked by some members about the possibility of shipping beer and malt or brewed beverages into other states.   The Liquor Code and the PLCB Regulations do not regulate the export of beer from Pennsylvania to...

MBDA’s New Website Program

Dear Member, MBDA is pleased to offer you another benefit of Association membership. Through our partnership with Sagapixel, a website designer based out of southern New Jersey, members pay only $500 for Sagapixel to build a custom website for them. That’s a...