S.B. 214 seeks to allow: a retail licensee to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on its premises; a patron of a craft brewery licensee, or brewpub licensee to exit with open containers of alcoholic beverages and consume alcoholic beverages anywhere within the confines of the entertainment district; a brewpub to sell alcoholic beverages for on- and off-premises consumption; a license for limited production breweries that allows them to produce beer and operate a restaurant on their licensed premises and sell their beer at the brewery and restaurant.
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