Passing the House, H.B. 1098 authorizes retail spirits licensees to provide samples of alcoholic beverages on the licensed premises during business hours. Sample quantities are limited for each person during a 24-hour period as follows: beer and wine not to exceed 1 ounce per sample and not to exceed four samples; distilled spirits not to exceed 0.25 ounces per sample and not to exceed four samples.
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