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OH Bill Extending Alcohol to-Go, Delivery Passes House

Passing the House, House Bill 669 allows bars, restaurants, small breweries, micro-distilleries, and wineries (qualified permit holders) to sell alcoholic beverages in sealed, covered cups or other containers for off-premises consumption, including via delivery (drinks may include beer, wine, mixed …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Passes Ohio House

Passing the House, House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain a retail food establishment or food …Read More

OH Bill Looks to Extend Alcohol to-Go, Delivery

House Bill 669 would allow bars, restaurants, small breweries, micro-distilleries, and wineries (retail permit holders) to sell drinks to personal consumers in covered cups or other containers for off-premises consumption, including via delivery. The bill authorizes a food delivery service …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Intro’d in Ohio

House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain a retail food establishment or food service operation license …Read More

Under LDA Access Subject of OH Bill

The subject of a committee hearing, Senate Bill 115 seeks to prohibit a person under 21 from entering or being allowed into a permitted bar, restaurant-bar, microbrewery, brew pub, winery, farm winery, or micro-distillery that has beer and intoxicating liquor …Read More

Glassware Amendment Fails in Ohio

Failing to advance from committee, a proposed amendment to House Bill 522 provides for the doubling the amount of branded glassware that a manufacturer may provide annually to a retailer from two to four cases and caps the total number …Read More

Ohio Proud Craft Beer Bill Introduced

House Bill 509 would allow the sale of beer under specified circumstances at a farmers market and authorize the Department of Agriculture to promote the use of Ohio-produced agricultural goods grown for inclusion in beer or cider through a promotional …Read More

Ohio Sampling Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law by the Governor, H.B. 444 allows certain liquor permit holders to provide, in any 24-hour period, up to four free tasting samples of beer, wine, and spirituous liquor to a person who is 21 or older and …Read More

Ohio Sampling Bill Clears House

Passing the House, House Bill 444 allows certain permittees to provide up to four tasting samples (free of charge) of beer, wine, or spirituous liquor, in any 24-hour period of time. The bill also increases the legally permitted alcohol …Read More

Ohio Sampling Bill Clears House

Passing the House, House Bill 444 allows certain permittees to provide up to four tasting samples (free of charge) of beer, wine, or spirituous liquor, in any 24-hour period of time. The bill also increases the legally permitted alcohol …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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