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Shipping beer to Kansas

License to self-distribute: No

K.S.A. § 41-308b

(a)  A microbrewery license shall allow: (1)  The manufacture of not less than 100 nor more than 15,000 barrels of domestic beer during the license year and the storage thereof; (2)  the sale to beer distributors of beer, manufactured by the licensee; (3)  the sale, on the licensed premises in the original unopened container to consumers for consumption off the licensed premises, of beer manufactured by the licensee; (4)  the serving free of charge on the licensed premises and at special events, monitored and regulated by the division of alcoholic beverage control, of samples of beer manufactured by the licensee, if the premises are located in a county where the sale of alcoholic liquor is permitted by law in licensed drinking establishments; (5)  if the licensee is also licensed as a club or drinking establishment, the sale of domestic beer and other alcoholic liquor for consumption on the licensed premises as authorized by the club and drinking establishment act; and (6)  if the licensee is also licensed as a caterer, the sale of domestic beer and other alcoholic liquor for consumption on unlicensed premises as authorized by the club and drinking establishment act . . . (c)  A microbrewery may sell domestic beer in the original unopened container to consumers for consumption off the licensed premises at any time between 6 a.m. and 12 midnight on any day except Sunday and between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday. If authorized by subsection (a), a microbrewery may serve samples of domestic beer and serve and sell domestic beer and other alcoholic liquor for consumption on the licensed premises at any time when a club or drinking establishment is authorized to serve and sell alcoholic liquor.

Shipping beer in Kansas is legal, however, it cannot come from an out of state brewery. You can ship out of state to those states which allow for direct to consumer shipments from out of state breweries.

41-308b. Microbrewery license; rights of licensee; microbrewery packaging and warehousing facility license; permit to conduct tasting programs.

(c) A microbrewery may sell domestic beer in the original unopened container to consumers for consumption off the licensed premises at any time between 6 a.m. and 12 midnight on any day except Sunday and between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday. If authorized by subsection (a), a microbrewery may serve samples of domestic beer and serve and sell domestic beer and other alcoholic liquor for consumption on the licensed premises at any time when a club or drinking establishment is authorized to serve and sell alcoholic liquor.

Kansas Department of Revenue Alcohol Beverage Control
Alcohol Beverage Control
915 SW Harrison Street, Room 214
Topeka, KS 66625-3512
Phone: 785/296-7015 Hearing Impaired TTY 785/296-6117
Fax: 785/296-7185

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