Beercast 007 -Tasting rooms are now just small bars

Around 4:30 pm on September 1, 2023, the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba sent out one torpedo of an email to every taproom in the Brewery industry in this province:  You’re all classified as age restricted.  In two weeks time, you can’t have kids in your establishments.

The timing was funky, the rule changes essentially an act of passive aggression.  Those breweries who had built reputations as family-friendly establishments now have two weeks to plead their case to be rated with general licence, like your neighborhood eatery.

In any case, Brad rants and moves the cast into “Explicit” territory with a few well placed profanities.

Read the Free Press story:

Liquor licence changes prioritize reducing risk of selling, serving to minors