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There is strength in numbers, and the more members we have, the louder our voice on Capitol Hill.

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Associate Memberships

Manufacturers who supply products or services to beer distributors are eligible for MBDA associate membership. They help build and foster relationships with beer distributors and are recognized as supporters of the industry. Annual Dues are $300, and are payable on the calendar year, January 1st to December 31st.

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Recent News:

The Little Engine that Couldn’t

We all remember the bedtime story, The Little Engine that Could.  With hard work and perseverance, it pulls the train over the mountain to deliver the goods. This week in the General Assembly, a train carrying a host of liquor code amendments made it out of one...

Questions about Identification Cards.

Questions about Identification Cards.  We have been asked by members whether carding of patrons is required and when it is appropriate to check a customer’s identification prior to selling them malt or brewed beverages.  Contrary to what some may think, there is...

Long Time MBDA Member Jay Goettler Passes Away at 87

Jay Blair Goettler, 87, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, peacefully in his sleep. Jay was born in Butler, Pennsylvania on April 10, 1931. He graduated from Butler High School and continued on to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe for a...

Tennessee “Residency” Case to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court.

Tennessee “Residency” Case to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court.  The U.S. Supreme Court will review a February, 2018 determination from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit (Middle District of Tennessee) which held that residency requirements for alcohol...

Tap Cleaning Requirements

Tap Cleaning Requirements – Distributors who sell growlers are subject to the tap cleaning requirements set forth in 40 Pa. Code § 5.51(a).  A licensee that uses a malt or brewed beverage dispensing system in its licensed premises must clean the system at its sole...

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