Craft Distillers Now Able To Sell Direct To Consumer

Craft Distillers Now Able To Sell Direct To Consumer

On Thursday, October 8, 2015 Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1295, commonly called the Craft Distillers Act of 2015. The new law creates a “craft distiller’s license” which…

Can Minors be Employed by a Business Selling Alcohol?

Can Minors be Employed by a Business Selling Alcohol?

One question that gets asked often is whether or not minors can be employed in a business that is selling alcoholic beverages.  We’d like to take a moment to clear…

Ironfire Brewing Company Approved in Temecula

Ironfire Brewing Company Approved in Temecula

TEMECULA, CA:   The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit application submitted by Ironfire Brewing Co, an under-construction brewery on Zevo Drive in northwestern Temecula. Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service…

ABC Service Prevails in Liquor License Battle

ABC Service Prevails in Liquor License Battle

A pair of Murrieta residents is trying to organize a neighborhood to oppose convenience store owners who are applying for permits to sell alcohol under the city’s newly-relaxed alcohol guidelines.

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California Liquor License Receiverships
December 12, 2013

California Liquor License Receiverships

Did you know that your California Liquor License could be suspended or revoked as a result of past due debts if a creditor pursues the collection of your debt? If…

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Obtaining a California Liquor License via the Annual Lottery
August 28, 2013

Obtaining a California Liquor License via the Annual Lottery

The annual California Liquor License Lottery is held every September. For many, it offers the least expensive method of obtaining a liquor license. The video below provides an overview of…

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Michael Brewer Speaks at National Conference
July 2, 2013

Michael Brewer Speaks at National Conference

Michael Brewer, President of ABC Service, recently spoke at the 2013 National Conference of State Liquor Administrators in Honolulu, HI. Michael spoke on a panel which addressed the future of…

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Does Your Establishment Need Duplicate Liquor Permits?
May 25, 2013

Does Your Establishment Need Duplicate Liquor Permits?

If your business operates more than one stationary bar in separate locations within your premises, then it is very likely that you will require a permit for each one of…

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A Tip to Increase Your Restaurant Profits!
January 8, 2013

A Tip to Increase Your Restaurant Profits!

Did you know that as a California on-sale liquor licensee, you may be able to improve your revenue by selling packaged beer and wine for off-site consumption? Depending upon your…

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