Tag Archives: ABV

Two pieces of emergency legislation correct problem liquor laws

This week two pieces of legislation pertaining to issues with current liquor laws passed through the house and became laws. LD 1763 is “An Act To Make Available to the Public Certain Information Concerning the Alcohol Content of Malt Liquor, Wine and Spirits”. This was a piece of emergency legislation that came from the suddenenforcement […]

ABVs are back on the menu but the problem isn’t fixed

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The back pedaling started on Tuesday when the Operations Director of the Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery announced that under an updated enforcement policy bars, pubs and tasting rooms could begin displaying ABVs (alcohol by volume) in menus and on signage at the bar or in the tasting room. The information is allowed […]

How much alcohol is in that beer? Maine liquor enforcement doesn’t want you to know

This past Thursday, January 30, 2014 Marshall Wharf Brewing Company posted on Facebook about their recent visit from a Maine liquor enforcement officer, they were informed that they needed to remove the ABV (alcohol by volume) from their chalkboards in the brewery store/tasting room as well as the boards at the bar and remove those […]