Florida bill would allow beer companies to sponsor attractions at the biggest theme parks

Posted Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:42 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Universal Parks & Resorts is stepping into the middle of a bar fight between beer makers and distributors over legislation that would allow brewers to sponsor rides or events at major theme parks. The bill seeks to carve out an exemption for theme parks to a Prohibition-era law, known as “tied house evil,” that bans brewers from giving gifts or special deals to retail sellers. In Britain, a “tied house” is a bar required to sell beer from a particular company.

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