Farmer-Brewer Law and Legal Definition

Farmer-brewer is a person who grows cereal grains or hops for the purpose of producing malt beverages. S/he is licensed under alcoholic beverages control commission to operate as a farmer-brewery. The commission shall issue a farmer-brewery license to a citizen and resident of the commonwealth for the purpose of encouraging the development of domestic farms. S/he is entitled to do business in the commonwealth as limited liability companies and partnerships organized under the laws of the commonwealth which are subjected to conditions as the commission may prescribe.