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Beer Transfer Bill Passes GA Legislature

Signed into law, H.B. 273, among several provisions, would allow for the transfer of malt beverages between a brewer’s licensed premises. Read More

Sales and Transfer Provisions Withdrawn in GA

Withdrawn from consideration, Senate Bill 219 would permit small brewers to sell for consumption on the premises in amounts not subject to a daily maximum amount and for consumption off the premises amounts not exceed a maximum of 288 ounces …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Passes GA Legislature

Passing the legislature, H.B. 273, among several provisions, would allow for the transfer of malt beverages between a brewer’s licensed premises. Read More

Georgia Guild Recognized

Read and adopted by the Senate, SJR 191 commends the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild for its contributions to the craft beer industry and recognizes March 6, 2021, as Georgia Beer Day. Read More

Sales and Transfer Provisions Advance in GA

Receiving favorable House committee consideration, Senate Bill 219 would permit small brewers to sell for consumption on the premises in amounts not subject to a daily maximum amount and for consumption off the premises amounts not exceed a maximum of …Read More

Expanding Small Brewery Sales Subject of GA Bill

House Bill 278 would: permit small brewers and other brewers to sell a limited quantity of malt beverages at retail on the premises for consumption on and off of the premises; eliminate the daily quantity limitation on sales by brewers …Read More

Home Delivery Law Passed in GA

Signed into law, House Bill 879 allows a packaged goods retailer to deliver malt beverages and wine in unbroken packages purchased by an individual for personal use to an address designated by such individual, subject to certain conditions. The …Read More

Home Delivery Addressed in GA Bill

Before the Governor for action, House Bill 879 seeks to allow a packaged goods retailer to deliver malt beverages and wine in unbroken packages purchased by an individual for personal use to an address designated by such individual, subject to …Read More

Franchise and Self-Distribution Issues Addressed in GA

House Bill 738 allows a small brewer (defined as a brewer whose sales of products to such brewer’s wholesaler do not exceed 15 percent of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year) to terminate a wholesaler agreement with …Read More

Franchise and Self-Distribution Addressed in GA Bill

House Bill 738 allows a small brewer (defined as a brewer whose sales of products to such brewer’s wholesaler do not exceed 15 percent of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year) to terminate a wholesaler agreement with …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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