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Brewery On-Site Abilities Subject of NJ Bill

A.B. 2500 authorizes limited breweries, commonly referred to as microbreweries, to hold certain on-site and off-site events open to the general public. Additionally, the bill provides that the requirement that a consumer take a tour of the brewery as …Read More

Utah ABC Act Amendments Bill Advances

Passing both legislative chambers in substituted version, S.B. 176 seeks to amend a variety of provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and related provisions in part contained in the Malted Beverage Act addressing labeling and packaging and the power …Read More

Dogs in Taprooms Bill Floated in NJ

S.B. 2210 seeks to allow dogs in sampling and tasting areas of breweries. Read More

.05 BAC Bill Intro’d in WA

S.B. 5982 seeks to lower the blood alcohol concentration limit to .05. Read More

FMB Tax Rate Considered in NJ

Senate Bill 1853 creates a new category of alcoholic beverages termed “flavored malt beverages” and sets a tax rate of $4.40 per gallon to account for its reliance on distilled spirits during the production process. Read More

NJ Brewery Production Threshold Addressed

Senate Bill 2075 would allow limited breweries to sell products of certain other alcohol manufacturers for consumption off the licensed premises, coordinate with third party restaurants to provide food directly to consumers on the licensed premises, to host fifty-two on-premises …Read More

OK Brewer Off-Site Events Bill Amended

Amended in committee, S.B. 1811 would allow brewer and small brewer licensees to hold off-site events under certain conditions and provides that the holder of multiple small brewer licenses may sell beer produced at up to 3 breweries for which …Read More

On-Site Sales Limit Considered in RI

Senate Bill 2492 and companion H.B. 7727 would authorize manufacturer-breweries to sell up to three drinks on premises per visitor per day, where a drink is defined as up to sixteen ounces. Read More

RI Takeout Alcohol Extension Approved

Signed into law, Senate Bill 2153 seeks to void the March 1, 2022, sunset provision contained in the act authorizing a holder of a Class B or brew pub manufacturer’s license to sell specified amounts of wine, beer and mixed …Read More

On-Premises Sales Legislation Stalls

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 453 would allow an alcoholic beverage retail location on the licensed premises of a brewery manufacturing licensee to sell beer manufactured on the premises. Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association. He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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