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Alabama RTD Study Resolution Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, SJR 95 creates the Mixed Spirit Beverage Task Force for the purpose of recommending legislation that would provide for the distribution, sale, and taxation of mixed spirit beverages. Read More

Alabama Beer Donation Bill Signed into Law

Signed into law, S.B. 117 authorizes a licensed manufacturer or importer of alcoholic beverages to donate a limited number of alcoholic beverages to a licensed nonprofit special event. Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Considered in AL

House Bill 484 seeks to allow brewpubs to transfer beer between brewpubs under the same ownership in certain circumstances and would require beer to be transferred to certain tanks prior to sale for the purpose of determining the tax due …Read More

RTD Legislation Intro’d in Alabama

Senate Bill 321 defines a new category of ready to drink mixed liquor beverages containing no more than 12.5 percent alcohol by volume called “mixed spirit beverages” and requires them (other than those distributed by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board) …Read More

Alabama Resolutions Seek RTD Study Task Force

SJR 92/SJR 95 create the Mixed Spirit Beverage Task Force for the purpose of recommending legislation that would provide for the distribution, sale, and taxation of mixed spirit beverages. Read More

RTD Definition and Distribution Addressed in AL

Senate Bill 194 defines a new category of ready to drink mixed liquor beverages containing no more than 12.5 percent alcohol by volume called “mixed spirit beverages.”; requires all mixed spirit beverages, other than those distributed by the Alcoholic Beverage …Read More

Alabama Considers Under 21s for Alcohol Service

H.B. 425 seeks to allow brewery or winery employees 18 years of age or older to serve alcoholic beverages under certain conditions. Read More

RTD Spirits Study Considered in Alabama

H.R. 212 urges the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to study spirit infused refreshments, the demand for those products, and any necessary changes in law that may be required to implement a new statutory framework for regulation of those beverages. Read More

Financial Interest Legislation Passes AL Senate

Passing the Senate, S.B. 259 provide that a beer manufacturer that produces more than 60,000 barrels annually may have a financial interest in no more than one brewpub (existing law states that a beer manufacturer that sells less than 60,000 …Read More

Financial Interest Bill Intro’d in AL

H.B. 411 and companion S.B. 259 provide that a beer manufacturer that produces more than 60,000 barrels annually may have a financial interest in no more than one brewpub (existing law states that a beer manufacturer that sells less than …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 (BA). 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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