H.B. 1231 would allow a small brewer to sell the brewery’s beer for carryout at a farmers’ market; package the brewery’s beer in a building separate from the brewery; transfer beer to another brewer; employ a minor who is a family member in a capacity that does not involve the sale or serving of alcoholic beverages; manufacture and sell hard cider to the same extent as beer.
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