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Manufacturer's Distilled Spirits Event

A manufacturer’s distilled spirits event license is issued to a manufacturer of distilled spirits for distilled spirits educational events. May be granted up to eight times per calendar year for an event lasting for 1 to 3 consecutive days. Events held for more than three days require another application. Authorizes the manufacturer to sell or give samples of spirits in designated areas. No single sample shall exceed one-half ounce per spirits product, unless served as a mixed beverage, in which case a single sample may contain up to one-and-one-half ounces of spirits. No more than three ounces of spirits may be offered to any patron.

Fee(s)

$100

References

COV §4.1.215.A(3)—Limitation on manufacturers, bottlers and wholesalers; exemptions
COV § 4.1-231.1.A(6)(a)(1)—Fees on local licenses
COV § 4.1-233.1.A(6)(a)(1)—Fees on local licenses

Completing the application may take 1530 minutes. Average ABC processing time is 6090 days. View the list of banquet documents (PDF) required to complete the application.

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