2015 ORS 471.200¹
Brewery-public house license
  • rules

(1) A brewery-public house license allows the licensee:

(a) To manufacture on the licensed premises, store, transport, sell to wholesale malt beverage and wine licensees of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and export malt beverages;

(b) To sell malt beverages manufactured on or off the licensed premises at retail for consumption on or off the premises;

(c) To sell malt beverages in brewery-sealed packages at retail directly to the consumer for consumption off the premises;

(d) To sell on the licensed premises at retail malt beverages manufactured on or off the licensed premises in unpasteurized or pasteurized form directly to the consumer for consumption off the premises, delivery of which may be made in a securely covered container supplied by the consumer;

(e) To sell wine and cider at retail for consumption on or off the premises;

(f) To sell for consumption off the premises wines and cider in securely covered containers supplied by the consumer and having capacities of not more than two gallons each;

(g) To conduct the activities, except manufacturing, described in paragraphs (a) to (f) of this subsection at one location other than the premises where the manufacturing occurs;

(h) To obtain a special events brewery-public house license entitling the holder to conduct the activities allowed under paragraphs (b) to (f) of this subsection at a designated location other than the location set forth in the brewery-public house license for a period not exceeding five days;

(i) To distribute malt beverages manufactured at the licensed premises to any other premises licensed to the same licensee, whether a manufacturer, wholesaler or retail premises; and

(j) To distribute for export, in any amount, malt beverages manufactured at the licensed premises.

(2) In addition to the privileges specified in subsection (1) of this section, in any calendar year a brewery-public house licensee may sell at wholesale and distribute to licensees of the commission no more than 7,500 barrels of malt beverages produced by the brewery-public house licensee.

(3) A brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, is a retail licensee for the purposes of ORS 471.394 (Prohibition on sales at both wholesale and retail) and, except as otherwise provided by this section and ORS 471.396 (Exceptions to prohibition on financial connection between wholesaler and retailer), may not acquire or hold any right, title, lien, claim or other interest, financial or otherwise, in, upon or to the premises, equipment, business or merchandise of any manufacturer or wholesaler, as defined in ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400). A brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, is also a manufacturer for the purposes of ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) and, except as otherwise provided by this section and ORS 471.400 (Exceptions to prohibition of financial assistance), may not acquire or hold any right, title, lien, claim or other interest, financial or otherwise, in, upon or to the premises, equipment, business or merchandise of any other retail licensee, as defined in ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400).

(4) A brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, is a retail licensee for the purposes of ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) and, except as otherwise provided by this section and ORS 471.400 (Exceptions to prohibition of financial assistance), may not accept directly or indirectly any financial assistance described in ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) from any manufacturer or wholesaler, as defined in ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400). A brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, is also a manufacturer for the purposes of ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) and, except as otherwise provided by this section and ORS 471.400 (Exceptions to prohibition of financial assistance), may not provide directly or indirectly any financial assistance described in ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) to any retail licensee, as defined in ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400). The prohibitions on financial assistance in ORS 471.398 (Prohibition of financial assistance from wholesaler to retailer) do not apply to financial assistance between manufacturing and retail businesses licensed to the same person under the provisions of this section.

(5) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, a brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, may also hold a winery license authorized by ORS 471.223 (Winery license). A brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, may also hold a warehouse license authorized by ORS 471.242 (Warehouse license).

(6) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, a brewery-public house licensee is eligible for limited on-premises sales licenses and temporary sales licenses.

(7)(a) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, and except as provided in this subsection, a brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, may also hold a full on-premises sales license. If a person holds both a brewery-public house license and a full on-premises sales license, nothing in this chapter shall prevent the sale by the licensee of both distilled liquor and malt beverages manufactured under the brewery-public house license.

(b) The commission may not issue a full on-premises sales license to a brewery-public house licensee under the provisions of this subsection if the brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee or exercising control over the licensee, is a brewery that brews more than 200,000 barrels of malt beverages annually or a winery that produces more than 200,000 gallons of wine annually.

(8) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a brewery-public house licensee, or any person having an interest in the licensee, may also hold a distillery license. No provision of this chapter prevents a brewery-public house licensee that also holds a distillery license from being appointed by the commission as the distillery’s retail outlet agent for the purpose of selling distilled liquors under ORS 471.230 (Distillery license).

(9) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, the commission by rule may authorize a brewery-public house licensee to coproduce special events with other manufacturers.

(10)(a) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, a brewery-public house licensee may hold, directly or indirectly, an interest in a manufacturer or wholesaler, provided that the interest does not result in exercise of control over, or participation in the management of, the manufacturer’s or wholesaler’s business or business decisions and does not result in exclusion of any competitor’s brand of alcoholic liquor.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section, a manufacturer or wholesaler, and any officer, director or substantial stockholder of any corporate manufacturer or wholesaler, may hold, directly or indirectly, an interest in a brewery-public house licensee, provided that the interest does not result in exercise of control over, or participation in the management of, the licensee’s business or business decisions and does not result in exclusion of any competitor’s brand of alcoholic liquor.

(11) For purposes of ORS chapter 473, a brewery-public house licensee shall be considered to be a manufacturer. [Formerly 471.253; 2003 c.15 §1; 2005 c.22 §344; 2007 c.134 §4; 2009 c.38 §1; 2009 c.140 §2; 2009 c.143 §1; 2013 c.32 §4; 2013 c.537 §3; 2015 c.443 §1]

Chapter 471

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/­ors471.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 471, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano471.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.