Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Owners

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11:22 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Federal Judge Upholds Indiana's Warm Beer Law

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A federal judge has rejected a challenge to Indiana's law that prohibits convenience stores and groceries from selling cold beer.      

Judge Richard L. Young issued a ruling Monday saying the state has legitimately drawn a line by only allowing liquor stores to sell cold beer.

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Food & Drink Week
3:23 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Legal Showdown Brewing Over Indiana Beer Temperature Regulation


The state of Indiana is one the last places in the U.S. that regulates the retail sale of beer by temperature.

In the Hoosier State, only package liquor stores are permitted to sell cold, or to be more exact, “chilled” beer.    At convenience and grocery stores, the beer must be room temperature.

Some of those establishments are challenging the law in federal court, but Indiana’s liquor store industry isn’t staying quiet.

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