by Exsar Arguello and Moses Leos III
Overregulation concerns follow a new state law requiring large-scale craft breweries to go through third-party distributors to sell their suds.
But proponents of House Bill 3287, which was signed into law by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2017, believed the law closes a loophole that might have benefitted corporate brew companies.
HB 3287, authored by State Rep. Craig Goldman (R-Fort Worth), requires breweries that produce more than 225,000 barrels per year to go ...