Passing both legislative chambers, H.B. 733 authorizes the holder of multiple manufacturer’s licenses at the same location to allow the sampling, sales, and consumption of products produced under the licenses at each of the licensed premises, consistent with the authorization of each license. A farm brewery license holder may apply for and obtain, under a different name, one or more additional licenses for the same or other premises. Additionally, the bill repeals prohibitions against distillery, rectifying, limited winery, and farm brewery license holders from selling or allowing to be consumed at the licensed premises any product other than products produced by the license holder.
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