Amended and passed by the full House, H.B. 1311 raises the barrel limit for a small brewery from 30,000 to 90,000 barrels a year and prohibits a small brewer from selling and delivering more than a total of 30,000 barrels of beer in a calendar year directly the holder of an alcoholic beverage retailer or a dealer permit.
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