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The Provo City Council has had a love/hate relationship with craft beer for some time now. They would love the tax dollars the bring, but would hate the fact that someone was making beer in angelic Provo City. Now it appears that restaurants in Provo will be allowed to expand their operations to include the on premise brewing of craft beer. ...

Provo City Clears the Way for Micro Breweries

The Provo City Council has had a love/hate relationship with craft beer for some time now. They would love the tax dollars the bring, but would hate the fact that someone was making beer in angelic Provo City.

Now it appears that restaurants in Provo will be allowed to expand their operations to include the on premise brewing of craft beer. After a city council vote on Tuesday night, the Provo council members voted 4-3 to approve the new ordinance.

“It includes a sunrise clause that would require the proper licensing to be in place before this goes into effect,” according to a tweet from the Provo City Council announcing the vote.

This new ordinance doesn’t mean that you can have brewpubs or breweries anywhere within the city, it only allows for restaurants in certain zones: regional shopping centers, the general downtown area and the downtown Provo core.

Provo City’s booze regulations are also more restrict for restaurants serving alcohol, in addition to regulations that the state alread …

Source: Utah Beer

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