Among other provisions, H.B. 1856 specifies rules for the lease of refrigeration units by brewers to retail sales establishments. Additionally, the bill allows any person who is licensed to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail to sell between 32 to 128 ounces of draft beer to customers in containers filled by an employee of the retailer on the premises for consumption off the retail premises.
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