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Brewers and distributors reach truce in hopes of allowing take-home beer sales at breweries

The two beer industry groups struck a deal this week that could end a years-long political fight.

Colorado-based Oskar Blues, maker of Dale's Pale Ale, is opposed to a bill that would require it to pay what critics call an "extortion fee" to beer distributors. Craft brewers are calling on Gov. Greg Abbott to veto the bill, saying it will limit their growth and expansion.

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