BIG LAKE -- The Big Lake City Council votes on an amendment Wednesday which would allow taprooms to sell 16-ounce cans under a new state law.

The current city ordinance limits off-sale products to growlers and crowlers.

Lupulin Brewing co-founder Jeff Zierdt says supporters are walking to city hall for the meeting:

The reason why we want to walk there is to show all those people that are supporting us and that are supporting making a 16 ounce can available to a consumer...I think it will pass.

If the measure passes, Zierdt says supporters at the meeting will get free beer for the rest of the night.

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Most breweries will need local government approval to expand sales in their taprooms. Zierdt says Duluth and Rochester did not have size-specific rules in their ordinances.

This story is courtesy of the Minnesota News Network. 

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