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Microbrewery Bill Signed by MS Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1091 provides a definition of “microbrewery”: a person having a permit under this chapter to manufacture or brew light wine, light spirit product or beer in this state and who manufactures or brews not …Read More

MS Alcohol Definition Legislation Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 917 defines “light spirits products” as being no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight and regulated the same as beer and light wine. Read More

Beer Sales Ability Relaxed in Mississippi

Signed into law, Senate Bill 2552 removes the prohibition on the amount of beer that can be sold directly to consumers at breweries producing seventy-five thousand gallons of beer of less. Currently, brewers are limited to selling either 10 …Read More

MS Alcohol Definition Legislation Considered in Senate

Assigned to Senate committee, House Bill 917 defines “light spirits products” as being no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight and regulated the same as beer and light wine. Read More

MS Alcohol Definition Legislation Considered in Senate

Assigned to Senate committee, House Bill 917 defines “light spirits products” as being no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight and regulated the same as beer and light wine. Read More

Brewpub Sales Bill Moves in MS

Passing the Senate, S.B. 2552 seeks to remove the prohibition on brewpubs for making sales for off-premises consumption. Read More

MS Alcohol Definition Legislation Passes House

Passing the House, House Bill 917 defines “light spirits products” as being no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight and regulated the same as beer and light wine. Read More

Direct Sales and Ship Bill Fails in Mississippi

Dying in the Senate, House Bill 1344 sought to authorize holders of on-premises retailer’s permits and holders of package retailer’s permits to purchase alcoholic beverages from manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages and to have such purchases shipped directly to …Read More

Retal Direct Ship Bill Offered in MS

House Bill 1344 would authorize holders of on-premises retailer’s permits and holders of package retailer’s permits to purchase alcoholic beverages from manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages and to have such purchases shipped directly to a permit holder’s permitted location. Read More

On-Site Brewery Sales Bill Signed by MS Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1322 would authorize small craft breweries (annual production up to 60,000 barrels) to sell beer they produce on the premises of the brewery for both on and off premises consumption, limited to 10 percent …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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