Signed by the Governor, H.B. 1396 provides, among many provisions, for an amended definition of “beer” that includes the fermentation of cereal byproducts and an amended definition of “flavored malt beverage” to include canned beverages.
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