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ID Revenue Redistribution Bill Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 232 authorizes over the course of three years, 5% of tax revenues derived from “strong beer” to be reallocated from the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission to the Idaho Hop Growers Commission. Read More

ID Revenue Redistribution Bill Up for Senate Vote

Pending a Senate floor vote, House Bill 232 authorizes over the course of three years, 5% of tax revenues derived from “strong beer” to be reallocated from the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission to the Idaho Hop Growers …Read More

Revenue Redistribution Bill Moves to ID Senate

Passing the House, House Bill 232 authorizes over the course of three years, 5% of tax revenues derived from “strong beer” to be reallocated from the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission to the Idaho Hop Growers Commission. Read More

Liquor Donation Issues Considered in ID

House Bill 71 further provides for the donation of liquor for benevolent, charitable, or public purposes. Read More

Contract Brewing Bill Signed by Idaho Governor

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 1078 allows a craft brew facility to contract with other entities wishing to brew at their facility. Read More

Contract Brewing Bill Clears Idaho Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 1078 would permit a craft brew facility to contract with other entities wishing to brew at their facility. Read More

Idaho Tasting Room Changes Become Law

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 649 brings breweries into alignment with wineries by allowing minors in tasting rooms. Read More

Idaho Tasting Room Changes Advance

Amended in the Senate after passing the House, H.B. 597 seeks to bring breweries into alignment with wineries by allowing minors in tasting rooms. Read More

Self-Distribution Clarified

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 184 clarifies that the self-distribution privilege afforded small brewers (those brewing less than 30,000 barrels annually) applies only to beer which is produced by the small brewer, and does not allow a …Read More

Distributors Raise Three-Tier Concerns in Idaho

In the wake of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (ABI) purchase of Bend, Oregon’s 10 Barrel Brewing Co. which operates a brewpub in the state of Idaho, the Idaho Beer & Wine Distributors Association has petitioned the state for a declaratory ruling seeking …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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