Governor signs brewery expansion bill

August 28, 2013

Gov. Jack Markell signed legislation Aug. 5 aimed at helping Delaware farm wineries, brew pubs, microbreweries and craft distilleries expand their businesses in and out of the state.  The signing ceremony for House Bill 190 took place at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton.

Shown are (l-r) Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner John H. Cordrey; Rep. Ruth Briggs King, R-Georgetown; Delaware Tourism Office Director Linda Parkowski; Speaker of the House Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach; Dogfish Head Founder and President Sam Calagione; Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-Georgetowne; Markell; Rep. Harvey Kenton, R-MIlford; Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton; and Sen. Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes.