Posts Tagged ‘microbrewery’

City Council gives approval for microbreweries

by Associated Press Published: January 22,2014

Tags: beer, city government, City of Gulfport, Greg Pietrangelo, Gulfport City Council, microbrewery

GULFPORT — Microbreweries will be able to locate in Gulfport. The Sun Herald reports city zoning laws did not allow microbreweries until yesterday, when the City Council agreed to add them to the list of permitted uses. Microbreweries, where craft beer is made in small amounts, will be allowed in the same places that now […] [...]

Commission gives nod to micro-distillery proposal

NATCHEZ — Businessman Doug Charboneau has cleared the first hurdle to opening a micro-distillery in Natchez. The Natchez Democrat report the city Planning Commission recommended to the board of aldermen an ordinance amendment that would add micro-distillery and micro-winery to the definition of micro-brewery. Micro-breweries are currently allowed in the city. The board of aldermen […] [...]

Craft beer festival set for March

by Associated Press Published: January 14,2013

Tags: alcohol, beer, brewery, city, community development, craft beer, drink, festival, microbrewery, tourism, tourist, visitor

TUPELO — This city will host a craft beer festival with samples of at least 60 different beers. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the March 2 festival in comes about a year after the state enacted a law increasing the legal limit of alcohol by weight in beer. The law opened the state for […] [...]

Midnight runs of newly legal beer headed to distributors July 1

by Clay Chandler Published: June 25,2012

Tags: Abita, beer laws, Lazy Magnolia, microbrewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Once Mississippi’s cap on beer alcohol content is raised Sunday at midnight, craft beer enthusiasts won’t have to wait long to get their hands on newly legal beer. After multiple tries, the Legislature approved and Gov. Phil Bryant signed this past session a bill that increases from 5 percent to 8 percent the alcohol-by-weight limit […] [...]

Microbrewery gets expansion funding from USDA

by Associated Press Published: July 25,2011

Tags: agriculture, alcohol, brewery, federal government, microbrewery

KILN — A microbrewery that started with a Christmas homebrew kit and saw its first year swamped by Hurricane Katrina is getting a $740,000 interest-free expansion loan that will let it quintuple production over the next four years. It’s part of Mark and Leslie Hendersons’ $3-million plan to boost brewing capacity at Lazy Magnolia Brewing […] [...]

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