House Bill 374 and companion S.B. 480 would alter the definition of “beer” to expressly exclude sake, cooler beverages, or any products of distillation, by whatever name known, that contain distilled spirits, alcoholic spirits, or spirits.
Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). 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.See Pete Johnson's Articles