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Tasting Room Bill Fails to Advance in Florida

Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales at the licensed premises to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers which are specified to be containers of 32, 64, and 128 ounces) …Read More

Florida Governor Signs Growler Bill

Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bill 186 contains provisions authorizing the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco to issue a vendor’s license to a manufacturer of malt beverages for the sale of alcoholic beverages on property consisting of …Read More

Florida Bill Would Allow Traditional Growler Sales and More

Further amended at the committee level, Senate Bill 186 now contains provisions authorizing the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco to issue a vendor’s license to a manufacturer of malt beverages for the sale of alcoholic beverages on property consisting …Read More

Tasting Room Sales on Tap in Florida

Further amended during a second round of committee consideration in which franchise provisions were removed, H.B. 107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales at the licensed premises to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers which are …Read More

Retail Sales Expansion Considered

House Bill 301 permits a manufacturer to obtain a vendor’s license at six manufacturing premises; provides for the sale of malt beverages directly to consumers for on-premises and off-premises consumption with some limitations; specifies growlers to be containers of 32, …Read More

Florida Bill Would Allow Traditional Growler Sales and More

With the adoption of a committee substitute version, Senate Bill 186 now contains provisions limiting the amount of malt beverages that can be transferred between breweries owned by the same brewer to 100 percent of the yearly production of …Read More

Tasting Room Sales on Tap in Florida

Amended before passing initial committee consideration, H.B.107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers which are specified to be containers of 32, 64, and 128 ounces) without obtaining a vendor’s …Read More

Florida Growler and Taproom Sales

Rewritten to address concerns raised in an administrative lawsuit filed against the state (since dropped) which called into question the ability of breweries to operate taprooms, Senate Bill 186 now authorizes the issuance of vendor’s licenses to manufacturers of malt …Read More

Florida Bill Addresses Brewery Sales and Franchise Issues

H.B.107, among other provisions, would expressly allow taproom sales to consumers for on-premises or off-premises consumption (including growlers) without obtaining a vendor’s license. Additionally, the bill provides for written franchise agreements of no more than 5 years’ duration if the …Read More

64 Ounce Container Bill Introduced in Florida

Senate Bill 186 authorizes the sale of malt beverages packaged in individual containers of 32, 64 or 128 ounces by certain license holders if they are filled at the point of sale and have an unbroken seal or are incapable …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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