ORS 471.230¹
Distillery license

(1) A distillery license shall allow the holder thereof to import, manufacture, distill, rectify, blend, denature and store spirits of an alcoholic content greater than 17 percent alcohol by weight, to sell the same to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and to transport the same out of this state for sale outside this state. Distillery licensees shall be permitted to purchase from and through the commission alcoholic beverages for blending and manufacturing purposes upon such terms and conditions as the commission may provide. No such licensee shall sell any alcoholic beverage within this state except to the commission or as provided in this section. However, any agricultural producer or association of agricultural producers or legal agents thereof who manufacture and convert agricultural surpluses, by-products and wastes into denatured ethyl and industrial alcohol for use in the arts and industry shall not be required to obtain a license from the commission.

(2) A distillery licensee may:

(a) Permit tastings of the distilled liquor manufactured by the distillery. The tastings may be conducted on the premises and on at least one other premises owned or leased by the licensee. The licensee must purchase the distilled liquor from the commission.

(b) Apply for appointment as a retail sales agent of the commission for purposes of retailing only distilled liquor that the licensee distilled in Oregon at the two locations at which tastings are permitted pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400) to 471.400 (Exceptions to prohibition of financial assistance), a distillery licensee may also hold a full on-premises sales license for a location at the licensed premises of the distillery and a full on-premises sales license for one other location. All distilled spirits sold under the full on-premises sales license must be purchased from the commission. [Amended by 1987 c.558 §1; 1995 c.301 §16; 1997 c.803 §1; 2007 c.134 §1]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment by OLCC of staff member as "hearings advocate" at certain OLCC contested case hearings, (1983) Vol 44, p 1

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 479 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 471—Alcoholic Liquors Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­471.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 471, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­471ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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