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TN Self-Distribution Bill Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 177 has been amended to allow breweries producing 25,000 barrels or less annually to self-distribute up to 1,800 barrels statewide before they must enter into a distribution agreement with a wholesaler. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill on Governor’s desk

On the Governor’s desk, Senate Bill 177 has been amended to allow breweries producing 25,000 barrels or less annually to self-distribute up to 1,800 barrels statewide before they must enter into a distribution agreement with a wholesaler. Read More

Temporary TN Tax Extended

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 26 extends for an additional six years to June 30, 2028, the temporary tax on bottles of soft drinks and barrels of beer to fund programs for the prevention and collection of litter; makes other …Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Advances

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 177 has been amended to allow breweries producing 25,000 barrels or less annually to self-distribute up to 1,800 barrels statewide before they must enter into a distribution agreement with a wholesaler. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Referred to Committee

Referred to committee, House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 177 would authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

TN Beer Tax Reallocated

House Bill 852 reallocates 3 percent of revenue derived from the beer barrelage tax that is provided to the general fund to the department of agriculture for the purposes of supporting growth in the utilization of Tennessee agricultural products in …Read More

Limited Self-Distribution Proposed in TN

House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 177 would authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

Litter Tax Extension Considered in Tennessee

Senate Bill 26 extends for an additional six years to June 30, 2028, the temporary tax on bottles of soft drinks and barrels of beer to fund programs for the prevention and collection of litter. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Stalls

Failing to advance from committee, S.B.1753 sought to authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1722 and companion S.B.1753 seek to authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. 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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