2003 -- H 6410 SUBSTITUTE A
RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- BREWPUB MANUFACTURER'S LICENSE
Introduced By: Representatives McCauley, and Handy
Date Introduced: May 01, 2003
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 3-6-1.2 of the General Laws in Chapter 3-6 entitled "Manufacturing
and Wholesale Licenses" is hereby amended to read as follows:
3-6-1.2. Brewpub manufacturer's license. -- (a) A brewpub manufacturer's license shall
authorize the holder to establish and operate a brewpub within this state. The brewpub
manufacturer's license shall authorize the retail sale of the beverages manufactured on the
location for consumption on the premises. The license shall not authorize the retail sale of
beverages from any location other than the location set forth in the license. A brewpub may sell
at retail alcoholic beverages produced on the premises by the half-gallon bottle known as a
“growler” to consumers for off the premises consumption to be sold during the laws governing
retail Class A establishments.
(b) The license shall also authorize the sale at wholesale at the licensed place by the
manufacturer of the product of his or her licensed plant as well as beverages produced for the
brewpub and sold under the brewpub's name to a holder of a wholesaler's license and the
transportation and delivery from the place of sale to the licensed wholesaler or to a common
carrier for that delivery.
(c) The brewpub manufacturer's license further authorizes the sale of beverages
manufactured on the premises to any person holding a valid wholesaler's and importer's license
under section 3-6-9 or 3-6-11.
(d) The annual fee for the license is one thousand dollars ($1,000) for a brewpub
producing more than fifty thousand (50,000) gallons per year and one hundred dollars ($100) per
year for a brewpub producing less than fifty thousand (50,000) gallons per year. The annual fee is
prorated to the year ending December 1 in every calendar year and paid to the division of taxation
and turned over to the general treasurer for the use of the state.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.