Citations Affected: IC 7.1-3-2-7.
Synopsis: Small breweries. Allows small brewers to participate in a
trade show or an exposition at which products of each small brewer
participant are displayed, promoted, and sold. Provides that the
approval of the alcohol and tobacco commission is required for a small
brewer to participate and each small brewer's participation is limited to
not more than 45 days in a calendar year. Allows a small brewer to sell
the brewery's beer to consumers for carryout by means of a glass
container or can at a farmers' market that is operated on a nonprofit
Effective: July 1, 2012.
January 11, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
alcohol and tobacco.
liquor retailer's permit for a restaurant established under clause
(D) Transfer beer directly from the brewery to the restaurant by means of:
(i) bulk containers; or
(ii) a continuous flow system.
(E) Install a window between the brewery and an adjacent restaurant that allows the public and the permittee to view both premises.
(F) Install a doorway or other opening between the brewery and an adjacent restaurant that provides the public and the permittee with access to both premises.
(G) Sell the brewery's beer by the glass for consumption on the premises. Brewers permitted to sell beer by the glass under this clause must furnish the minimum food requirements prescribed by the commission.
(H) Sell and deliver beer to a consumer at the permit premises of the brewer or at the residence of the consumer. The delivery to a consumer may be made only in a quantity at any one (1) time of not more than one-half (1/2) barrel, but the beer may be contained in bottles or other permissible containers.
(I) Sell the brewery's beer as authorized by this section for carryout on Sunday in a quantity at any one (1) time of not more than five hundred seventy-six (576) ounces. A brewer's beer may be sold under this clause only at the address for which the brewer's permit was issued under this chapter.
(J) With the approval of the commission, individually or with other brewers subject to this clause, participate in a trade show or an exposition at which products of each brewer participant are displayed, promoted, and sold. The commission may not grant approval under this clause to a brewer for more than forty-five (45) days in a calendar year.
(K) Sell the brewery's beer to consumers for carryout by means of a glass container or can at a farmers' market that is operated on a nonprofit basis.
(6) If the brewer's brewery manufactures more than thirty thousand (30,000) barrels of beer in a calendar year, own a portion of the corporate stock of another brewery that:
(A) is located in the same county as the brewer's brewery;
(B) manufactures less than thirty thousand (30,000) barrels of beer in a calendar year; and