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Brewery On-Premises Sales Bill Advances in MS

Passing the House, 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 of …Read More

Bill Addressing Tax on Samples Dies in MS

Dying in committee, Senate Bill 2820 sought to clarify that the beer excise tax must be applied to beer provided on the premises of a brewery for the purpose of tasting or sampling and that the holder of a license …Read More

MS Satellite Location Bill Dies

Failing to pass committee, House Bill 1392 sought to allow any manufacturer of beer with a maximum capacity of two hundred thousand barrels annually to own and operate a brewpub within the same municipality as its principal place of business …Read More

Brewery Sales Bill Fails in Mississippi

Dying in committee, House Bill 846 sought to allow small craft breweries (defined as those producing 225,000 barrels or less annually) to: sell up to 2,000 barrels or 10% of production (whichever is greater) for both on-premise and off-premise consumption; …Read More

Mississippi Trade Practice Bill Stalls

Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 1424 sought to make it unlawful for retailers to accept certain things of value if paid for by a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor. Read More

Tax on Samples Clarified in MS

Senate Bill 2820 clarifies that the beer excise tax must be applied to beer provided on the premises of a brewery for the purpose of tasting or sampling and that the holder of a license to operate a brewery must …Read More

Brewery Sales Allowed Under Proposed Mississippi Bill

Among other provisions, House Bill 846 would allow small craft breweries (defined as those producing 225,000 barrels or less annually) to: sell up to 2,000 barrels or 10% of production (whichever is greater) for both on-premise and off-premise consumption; have …Read More

Mississippi Microbrewery Modernization Act Dies

Dying in committee, The Microbrewery Modernization Act of 2015, House Bill 1158, sought to provide that a holder of a permit to manufacture beer who operates a brewery may sell limited amounts of beer on the premises of the brewery, …Read More

Mississippi Microbrewery Modernization Act

The Microbrewery Modernization Act of 2015, House Bill 1158, seeks to provide that a holder of a permit to manufacture beer who operates a brewery may sell limited amounts of beer on the premises of the brewery, that beer provided …Read More

Excise Tax Increase Proposed in Mississippi

H.B. 82 seeks to increase the excise tax and markup on alcoholic beverages. An excise or privilege tax of 64.2 cents would be imposed on distributors of light wines and beer. 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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