Held in committee, S.B. 322 provides that beer transferred from a brewery in accordance with federal law to a brewery of the same ownership is deemed to have been manufactured by the receiving brewery at its licensed premises and that when calculating whether a brewery produces less than 60,000 barrels annually, only beer provided by a contract brewery which is produced exclusively for the brewery shall be considered.
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