House Bill 1369/Senate Bill 867 authorize a Class 7 micro-brewery and a Class 8 farm brewery to produce any amount of beer each year. The bill also (1) increases the maximum amount of beer that a Class 7 micro-brewery may sell for on-premises consumption each year from 4,000 barrels to 25,000 barrels at each licensed location and (2) establishes a limit on the amount of beer a Class 8 farm brewery may sell for on-premises consumption (25,000 barrels).
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