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Self-Distribution and Franchise Bill Signed by KY Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 15 seeks to allow a microbrewery licensee to sell and deliver up to 2,500 barrels of product to any retail licensee and to set forth terms of contracts between microbrewers and distributors. Read More

Self-Distribution and Franchise Bill Before KY Governor

Before for the Governor, Senate Bill 15 seeks to allow a microbrewery licensee to sell and deliver up to 2,500 barrels of product to any retail licensee and to set forth terms of contracts between microbrewers and distributors. Read More

KY Direct Shipping Clarification Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 415 clarifies requirements to hold a direct shipper license. Read More

Self-Distribution and Franchise Addressed in KY Bill

Senate Bill 15 seeks to allow a microbrewery licensee to sell and deliver up to 2,500 barrels of product to any retail licensee and to set forth terms of contracts between microbrewers and distributors. Read More

Direct Shipping Effective in Kentucky

The provisions of H.B. 415, passed in early 2020 and which establishes a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky, have become effective with the implementation of the Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations. A manufacturer authorized …Read More

To-Go Ability Proposed in KY

Senate Bill 67 seeks to allow alcohol to be purchased to go or for delivery in conjunction with a meal. Read More

Distiller Collaborations Considered in KY

Among several provisions, S.B. 108 allows a microbrewer to offer for sale in its giftshop products that were produced in collaboration with a distiller. Read More

KY Direct Shipping Bill Becomes Law

Becoming law without the Governor’s signature, H.B. 415 establishes a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky. A manufacturer authorized to manufacture alcoholic beverages in or outside Kentucky or a licensed alcoholic beverage supplier would …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Intro’d in KY

H.B. 415 seeks to establish a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky. A manufacturer authorized to manufacture alcoholic beverages in or outside Kentucky or a licensed alcoholic beverage supplier would be eligible to apply …Read More

Self-Distribution and Franchise Addressed in KY

Senate Bill 231 seeks to allow microbreweries (defined as under 50,000 barrels annual production) to self-distribute up to 2,500 barrels per year. The bill additionally provides for: written distribution agreements; no cause terminations for brewers whose products represent five …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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