Amended in committee, S.B. 1811 would allow brewer and small brewer licensees to hold off-site events under certain conditions and provides that the holder of multiple small brewer licenses may sell beer produced at up to 3 breweries for which the licensee has a license. Additionally, all manufacturer’s licenses held by brewers during the first calendar year beginning October 1, 2018, shall automatically convert to brewer licenses and be deemed effective as of the date of the first issuance of the manufacturer’s license.
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