“Frederick County is home to multiple breweries, wineries and distilleries — and Del. Ken Kerr wants to include a new alcohol license that would assist those businesses.
Kerr (D-Frederick) aims to include a Class L liquor license in the county, similar to legislation that passed last year in Allegany County. The change allows breweries, distilleries and wineries with event spaces to sell not only their products made on-site, but also samples of craft beverages from other companies and businesses.
Kevin Atticks, executive director of the Brewers’ Association of Maryland, said at the Frederick County delegation’s meeting Friday that his organization would not take a position on Kerr’s proposal until the final language is set. He added, however, that businesses in Allegany County that have used the license have seen benefits…” To continue reading, click here.