FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Flying Dog Brewery says it plans to open a taproom to sell beer by the glass at its plant near Frederick.

The Frederick News-Post reported Wednesday that the Frederick County liquor board has given conditional approval to the plan. Board officials say they must first approve changes to local licensing regulations, possibly in January.

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Breweries in the county currently can offer only samples of their products and sell beer in containers for off-site consumption.

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CEO Jim Caruso says a taproom would enable people to try more kinds of Flying Dog beer than they might find in stores and taverns.

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