Passing the House, H.B. 546 would permit a small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 125,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee’s premises per year, allows brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to conduct certain activities at satellite locations and allows brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to obtain a direct shipper permit.
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