Amended in House committee, S.B. 8 adds cider to the list of products a brewer may manufacture, sell, and serve at events attended by the public. The measure also allows visitors under the age of twenty-one to tour the premises excepting the service area and authorizes brewer, small brewer, winemaker, distiller, or small farm winery licensees to host off-site events.
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