Craft Brewers Celebrate New Beer Laws

*Correction appended

Marking the passage of sweeping Texas beer industry reform, Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que in Austin on Friday will load a keg onto a distributor’s truck, which, for the first time since Prohibition, will transport the beer to a bar six minutes up the street.

It will be the first transaction in what some predict could become a multibillion-dollar industry over the next decade.

Until June 2013, brewpubs like Uncle Billy’s could only sell their product on site: If you wanted an Uncle Billy’s beer, you had to go to Uncle Billy’s. That changed ...

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