Alabama’s ban on margarita pitchers is short-lived. Virginia’s laws move to embrace brewery events. Female focused beer is not met with approval and Saucey gets funding. The news we’re interested in here at SevenFifty Daily.

July 14, 2017

Alabama Calls Off Ban On Margarita Pitchers

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s ban on margarita pitchers was short-lived. The agency claims they had been considering removing the ban prior to negative media reactions.

2. HR Growler

Changes In Virginia Law Could Benefit Breweries

Historically, breweries need special permits from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to have special events, important for attracting new consumers. The number of permits being awarded is about to double due to lobbying from the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild.

3. The Drinks Business

Beer 'For Her' Is Controversial

Aurosa, a Czech beer, intended to be empowering for women and redefine women in beer met with a huge social media backlash. The beer was called patronizing and stupid.

4. Tech Crunch

On Demand Alcohol Delivery Service Raises Funds

Saucey, an L.A.-based alcohol-delivery company has just raised $5.4 million in Series A funding. They compete against businesses like Thirstie and Drizly historically, but now also companies like Postmates and even Amazon.