The Brewpub Application must be completed and submitted to the Finance Department if the business is adding brewpub activities to an existing alcoholic beverage license. If the business is applying for a new alcoholic beverage license to include brewpub activities, then the Alcoholic Beverage Application (DOCX) must also be completed and submitted to the Finance Department for processing. Below is the section of the ordinance that pertains to brewpubs. For additional information, please contact the Licensing Specialist.

Section I: Sec. 3-2. Definitions, of Chapter 3, Alcoholic Beverages, be and is hereby amended by adopting a definition for brewpub:

Brewpub - A restaurant in which beer or malt beverages are manufactured or brewed, subject to the barrel production limitation prescribed in O.C.G.A. 3-5-36 for retail consumption on the premises and solely in draft form except that up to 5,000 barrels annually may be sold to licensed wholesale dealers for distribution to retailers and retail consumption dealers as provided in O.C.G.A. 3-5-36 (2)(c).

Section II: Sec. 3-31, License required to sell alcoholic beverages,

Paragraph (a) of Article II, Licensing, of Chapter 3, Alcoholic Beverages, be and is hereby amended by adding a classification for brewpub to read as follows:

(8) Brewpub license, for beer only, $1,500 shall only issue in conjunction with on-premises consumption license for a restaurant and shall be governed by the provisions of this Chapter pertaining to on-premises consumption license and the provisions of O.C.G.A. 3-5-36 et. seq.

Section III: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict or inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.

Section IV: Should any phrase, clause, sentence, or section of this Ordinance be deemed unconstitutional by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions of this Ordinance, which provisions shall remain in full force and effect.