Passing the Senate, S.B. 2875 would redefine beer as a fermented beverage of any name or description having an alcoholic content of not more than 8% by weight, brewed or produced from malt, in whole or in part, or from any malt substitute, or as a product, not exceeding an alcoholic content of 8% by weight, described or defined as beer or a malt beverage in applicable federal code.
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