Beer today, gone tomorrow for the Senate Commerce Committee.It was a cold and windy day at the Capitol today, but inside there were nothing but blue skies for the Surly bill.With little discussion, the Senate Commerce Committee folded the "brewer taproom license" bill into a larger omnibus liquor ... More >>
Omar Ansari's dad Naseem and Rep. Jenifer Loon outside the House committee hearing.The Surly Brewing Co. bill got a slightly different treatment in the House Commerce committee's basement hearing this afternoon. A new onetime opponent's voice was heard, and Surly owner Omar Ansari got a bit o ... More >>
Surly owner Omar Ansari testifies alongside Sen. Linda Scheid and Fulton Brewing owner Ryan Petz.In what was for the most part a very friendly hearing, the so-called Surly bill has passed its first hurdle.
"It's a rollercoaster," says Surly Brewing Co. owner Omar Ansari of the process. "There h ... More >>