LEGAL UPDATE: GAMES OF SKILL

Pennsylvania Games of Skill – We continue to get numerous questions from our members about the legality of Pennsylvania Skill amusement device games (known as “Games of Skill”) in Pennsylvania.  These questions involve the interpretation of case law and statutes (such...

PLCB Makes Changes to Advisory Notice #9

At its December 18, 2019 meeting, the PLCB voted to approve an update to Advisory Notice No. 9, which is the advisory notice that lists the additional items all Distributors are permitted to sell.    The following items have been added to the list of items...

PLCB Issues Advisory Notice on Fermented Fruit Beverages

We previously reported on the new category of alcoholic beverage called the “fermented fruit beverage.” These products fall into the category of malt or brewed beverages (as long as the alcoholic content does not exceed 8.5%) and can be sold by distributors in...

Malt or Brewed Beverages Reporting under Act 166 of 2016

As most of our members are aware by now, Act 166 of 2016 implemented a new reporting requirement for beer distributors. Section 455 of the Liquor Code now requires any person selling malt or brewed beverages at wholesale, and any person selling at retail malt or...
Slushy Sales Information

Slushy Sales Information

Slushy Information:  Many members have asked about the requirements for slushy sales at beer distributors.  Since the passage of Act 166, Distributors have been permitted to sell these products under advisory opinions from the PLCB’s Office of Chief Counsel...