Microbrewery License: Allows the manufacture and storage of not less than 100 nor more than 60,000 barrels of domestic beer and 100,000 gallons of hard cider per calendar year. May contract to manufacture beer or hard cider for another microbrewery. Allows the sale of beer manufactured by the licensee in the original unopened container to be consumed off the licensed premise. May provide free samples on the licensed premise and at special events monitored and regulated by the ABC.
Microbrewery Packaging and Warehousing Facility:Allows existing microbrewery licensees to move products from their brewery to a separate facility for packaging and/or storage and delivery to a licensed beer distributor.
A licensed microbrewery may also apply for a microbrewery packaging and warehousing facility license, drinking establishment or caterer's licenses.
- Handbook for Microbreweries
- Department of Agriculture Microbrewery Licensing Guide
- Instructions to Submit Request for Special Event
Microbreweries are also required to register each label of beer manufactured prior to sale. There is no charge for a microbrewery to register their labels.
- New applicants are required to obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) prior to submitting your application for liquor licensure if they do not already possess their FEIN. For more information, go to: http://www.irs.gov/
- You must register for business taxes. Choose either the online option or paper form below.
- All applicants must have a valid Tax Clearance Certificate from the Kansas Department of Revenue for the entity. Apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate using your entity's FEIN.
To use the online system you must pay using an electronic check or credit/debit card. Please note that the payment processing vendor charges a service charge for electronic payments, $1.50 for an electronic check or 2.5 percent of the total for credit/debit card use.
**You must have an active Microbrewery license before you are eligible for a Microbrewery Packaging and Warehousing Facilities license.
- Kansas Liquor License Application and Instructions (ABC-800)
- ABC-890 Liquor License Ownership Disclosure
- Financial Disclosure (ABC-801)
- Request for Permanent Premise Approval (ABC-806)
- License Bond – select either the Escrow Bond or Surety Bond below.
- Submit a copy of your approved TTB Brewer's Notice (TTB F 5130.10)
- Submit a copy of your completed TTB Alcohol Dealer Registration (TTB F 5630.5d)
- Microbrewery Hard Cider Affidavit (ABC-283)
Brand Registration and Label Approval Forms
Monthly Return and Report
If you have questions or need assistance, visit our Contact Us page to locate your assigned licensing representative.
LIQUOR TAX OR LIQUOR BOND QUESTIONS?
Contact the Miscellaneous Tax Segment at 785-368-8222, Option #5 then option #4 or send email to KDOR_Miscellaneous.Tax@KS.GOV