H.B. 867 and companion S.B. 793 would set the tax rate for ready-to-drink cocktails (up to 12% ABV and packaged in a can or “metallic container” of not more than 12 oz. each) at 40 cents per gallon.
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