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...

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...

Distributors Selling Other Items

Distributors Selling Other Items:  Section 492(12) of the Liquor Code prohibits any distributor or importing distributor or its servants, agents, or employees, from selling any other items or engaging in any other business whatsoever except the business of...

Samplings and Tastings

I have heard distributor licensees use the terms “sampling” and “tasting” almost interchangeably, but there are differences between the two.  A sampling promotion is intended to introduce consumers to a manufacturer’s product. Samplings must adhere to the following...

Questions about Identification Cards.

Questions about Identification Cards.  We have been asked by members whether carding of patrons is required and when it is appropriate to check a customer’s identification prior to selling them malt or brewed beverages.  Contrary to what some may think, there is...