California Seeks Definitional Change to Beer

A.B. 205 seeks to amend the definition of beer to expressly allow the fermentation of fruit, honey and natural sugars.


  1. A.B. 205

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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