It’s no secret that the food and beverage industry is already full of regulations and rules that can sometimes be overwhelming. However, breweries in Texas have it particularly rough due to left-over prohibition era laws that somehow never went away. Texas is the only state left in the US that separates brewpubs from breweries, which keeps brewers beholden to massive distributors.

Lane Joseph, Co-Founder and Head of Marketing for Hop and Sting Brewing Co. in Grapevine, Texas, joined our host Elmer to discuss these antiquated laws, the nuances of marketing an alcoholic beverage, and the overall state of craft beer in the United States.

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