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Maryland Code, Alcoholic Beverages § 28-1304

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

(b) The Board may issue the license to a holder of a retail license authorizing the sale of beer, a Class 5 brewery license, a Class 6 pub-brewery license, a Class 7 micro-brewery license, or a Class 8 farm brewery 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 shall display and sell beer:

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

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

(e) The Board shall:

(1) choose 1 weekend each year for the beer festival that does not fall on the dates chosen for the Sotterley Wine Festival;

(2) choose a location in Historic St. Mary's City for the festival;  and

(3) ensure that the primary focuses of the festival are the promotions of both Maryland beer and tourism in Historic St. Mary's City.

(f) The license holder may hold another license of a different class or nature.

(g) The license fee is $15.

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

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Alcoholic Beverages § 28-1304 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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