Bill Requires Brewing Capability for Sales in VA

S.B. 306 requires brewery licensees, in order to sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns, to have on premises the equipment necessary to manufacture not less than three barrels of beer simultaneously and requires that at least 20 percent of the beer sold for on-premises consumption be manufactured on the licensed premises.


  1. S.B. 306

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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