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Article - Alcoholic Beverages




§21–1304.

    (a)    (1)    There is a beer festival license.

        (2)    The Board may issue not more than four beer festival licenses each year.

    (b)    The Board may issue the license to a holder of:

        (1)    a retail license issued by the Board;

        (2)    a Class 5 brewery license;

        (3)    a Class 6 pub–brewery license;

        (4)    a Class 7 micro–brewery license;

        (5)    a Class 8 farm brewery license; or

        (6)    a person that is eligible to hold a Class C multiple day or multiple event license.

    (c)    The license authorizes the holder to display and sell beer that is:

        (1)    manufactured and processed in any state; and

        (2)    distributed in the State when the license application is filed.

    (d)    A license holder may display and sell beer:

        (1)    at retail for on– and off–premises consumption; and

        (2)    during the hours and days designated for a beer festival.

    (e)    The Board shall choose:

        (1)    a fixed period of time for the festival of up to 3 consecutive days, excluding Sunday; and

        (2)    a location that is not already licensed.

    (f)    Notwithstanding subsection (e)(1) of this section, a holder of a beer festival license issued for a location at which Sunday sales are allowed under § 21–2002(e) of this title may make Sunday sales beginning at 10 a.m.

    (g)    Beer displayed and sold shall be:

        (1)    invoiced to the license holder by a wholesaler or holder of a Class 5 brewery license, Class 6 pub–brewery license, Class 7 micro–brewery license, or Class 8 farm brewery license; and

        (2)    delivered to the beer festival from the licensed premises of the wholesaler.

    (h)    A holder of a State wholesaler’s license, a Class 5 brewery license, a Class 6 pub–brewery license, a Class 7 micro–brewery license, or a Class 8 farm brewery license may enter into an agreement with the license holder to:

        (1)    deliver beer not earlier than 2 days before the effective date of the license; and

        (2)    accept returns not later than 2 days after the expiration date of the license.

    (i)    A person may hold a beer festival license in addition to another license.

    (j)    The Board shall set the fee.

    (k)    The Board shall adopt regulations to carry out this section.



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