Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 101.6701
Label Approval Not Required for Certain Malt Beverages


(a)

This section applies only to:

(1)

the holder of a brewers permit authorized under Section 12.052 to sell ale produced on the brewers premises under the permit to ultimate consumers on the brewers premises for responsible consumption on the brewers premises and for off-premises consumption; and

(2)

the holder of a manufacturers license authorized under Section 62.122 to sell beer produced on the manufacturers premises under the license to ultimate consumers on the manufacturers premises for responsible consumption on the manufacturers premises and for off-premises consumption.

(b)

Notwithstanding Sections 101.41 and 101.67 or any other law, a permit or license holder to whom this section applies may sell beer, ale, or malt liquor to ultimate consumers for consumption on the permit or license holders premises or for off-premises consumption without receiving label approval for the beer, ale, or malt liquor.

(c)

A permit or license holder who sells beer, ale, or malt liquor under Subsection (b) shall:

(1)

post in a conspicuous place on the permit or license holders premises the alcohol content of the beer, ale, or malt liquor in percentage of alcohol by volume; and

(2)

provide in writing to an ultimate consumer who purchases beer, ale, or malt liquor for off-premises consumption:

(A)

the product name of the beer, ale, or malt liquor; and

(B)

the alcohol content of the beer, ale, or malt liquor in percentage of alcohol by volume.

(d)

A permit or license holder satisfies the requirements of Subsection (c)(2) if the permit or license holder:

(1)

writes the product name and alcohol content on the container of the beer, ale, or malt liquor; or

(2)

applies a label with the product name and alcohol content to the container of the beer, ale, or malt liquor.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 278(a), eff. September 1, 2019.

(b)

Notwithstanding Sections 101.41 and 101.67 or any other law, a license holder to whom this section applies may sell malt beverages to ultimate consumers for consumption on the license holders premises or for off-premises consumption without receiving label approval for the malt beverages.

(c)

A license holder who sells malt beverages under Subsection (b) shall:

(1)

post in a conspicuous place on the license holders premises the alcohol content of the malt beverages in percentage of alcohol by volume; and

(2)

provide in writing to an ultimate consumer who purchases a malt beverage for off-premises consumption:

(A)

the product name of the malt beverage; and

(B)

the alcohol content of the malt beverage in percentage of alcohol by volume.

(d)

A license holder satisfies the requirements of Subsection (c)(2) if the license holder:

(1)

writes the product name and alcohol content on the container of the malt beverage; or

(2)

applies a label with the product name and alcohol content to the container of the malt beverage.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 278(b), eff. September 1, 2021.
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