Small-batch beer brewers pushed for a package of bills Tuesday that would allow them to grow their fledgling businesses, but other alcohol legislation has bubbled up that could kill their efforts.
In a packed hearing of the Senate Business and Commerce Committee, state Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, presented proposals that would allow microbreweries and brewpubs to get more of their products to a greater number of beer drinkers across the state.
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