Alaska’s alcohol control board has proposed a rule change that would further limit events at breweries and distilleries. Business owners and industry groups are raising concerns about the proposal.
The Haines Assembly is offering its support for a bill in the Alaska Legislature that would allow distilleries to continue serving cocktails.
The debate over whether Alaska’s distilleries can serve cocktails continues. The Alcohol Control Board reviewed at their meeting Monday new regulations which would ban mixed drinks — unless you mix them yourself.
Craft distilleries in Alaska are reeling after a decision that could change the part of their businesses most accessible to the public: tasting rooms. Distilleries have been operating tasting rooms since 2014 legislation allowing that practice.
The tasting room at the Port Chilkoot Distillery celebrated its one-year anniversary on Halloween. The distillery itself is the only one in Southeast, and has been open for about two years.