It has come to our attention that two large beer distribution companies in Baltimore and the surrounding areas are Jewish owned. As such, many brands of beer sold in our area are chometz she’avar alav haPesach, and may not be purchased at this time. A complete list of the affected beers can be found here.
These companies are the exclusive distributors of these brands in the listed areas.
The distributors have informed the Star-K that the stock of beer that they owned over Pesach will not be depleted until sometime in July. A more precise date will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Please check our website after July 1st for an update. Until that time, these beers should not be purchased.
If you have already purchased any of these beers after Pesach, please consult your Rov for guidance.
To our knowledge, all other brands of beers that are not included on the above list do not pose […]