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House Bill 1227


House Bill 1227

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Artisan distiller's permit. Creates an artisan distiller's permit for a person who desires to commercially manufacture not more than 40,000 gallons of liquor in a calendar year (excluding liquor sold through a liquor wholesaler). Provides that an artisan distiller may do the following: (1) Manufacture liquor. (2) Blend liquor purchased from another manufacturer with the artisan distiller's product. (3) Bottle the artisan distiller's liquor. (4) Store the artisan distiller's liquor. (5) Transport, sell, and deliver the artisan distiller's liquor to places outside of Indiana and to a liquor wholesaler. (6) Sell the artisan distiller's liquor to consumers by the drink, bottle, or case at the artisan's distillery. (7) Serve complimentary samples of the artisan distiller's liquor to consumers at the artisan distiller's distillery. (8) Hold an interest in a farm winery brandy distiller's permit that allows the artisan distiller to sell and serve complimentary samples of the artisan distiller's liquor to consumers at the farm winery brandy distiller's additional locations. (9) Hold an interest in a brewer's permit for a microbrewery to permit the artisan distiller to sell and serve samples of the artisan distiller's liquor on the brewery premises. Allows the alcohol and tobacco commission to collect an annual $250 permit fee for a biennial artisan distiller's permit. Provides that a percentage of the artisan distiller's permit fee is deposited in the enforcement and administration fund and the state general fund. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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