Archive for December 15th, 2009

.. and Norway might liberalize its alcohol legislation. But, bit by bit, things are changing.

Yes, there are actually some changes ahead for local brewers. There is draft legislation now out on an open hearing, proposing that those who have the permission to brew and sell beer to their customers also can be sold for consumption off the premises, without applying for costly extra licences.

This only applies to beer (and fruit wine) under 4.7%, anything stronger will still have to be sold through Vinmonopolet. But it’s certainly a start.

If you read Norwegian (or translate via Google), the documents are online.

Soon offering takeaway?

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