804 KAR 11:010. Equipment and supplies.


      RELATES TO: KRS 244.500, 244.590

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 241.060(1), 244.590(1)(c)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 241.060(1) authorizes the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to promulgate administrative regulations governing procedures relative to the supervision and control of the use, manufacture, sale, advertising, and trafficking of alcoholic beverages. KRS 244.590(1)(c) authorizes the administrator of the malt beverage unit to prescribe by administrative regulation the types of equipment or other things of value a brewer or distributor may furnish to a malt beverage retailer. This administrative regulation establishes the items that a brewer or distributor may furnish to a retail licensee and other licensees.


      Section 1. (1) A brewer or distributor may furnish the following equipment to retail licensees that sell draft malt beverages:

      (a) Tapping accessories;

      (b) Rods;

      (c) Vents:

      (d) Taps;

      (e) Hoses;

      (f) Washers;

      (g) Couplings;

      (h) Vent tongues;

      (i) Check valves; and

      (j) Tap knobs.

      (2) If tap knobs, or similar devices, bearing brand names are furnished they shall not be used to dispense malt beverages of a different brand from that designated on the knob. Other equipment shall not be furnished to retail malt beverage licensees.


      Section 2. A brewer or distributor may furnish vats, tubs, tanks, or portable dispensing units to special temporary licensees, picnics, bazaars and carnivals. The equipment may bear a trade name, trademark, trade slogan or a facsimile of a product, container or display, associated with a particular brand that is visible to the consumer. (ABC 12:10; 1 Ky.R. 847; eff. 5-14-75; Am. 9 Ky.R. 381; eff. 10-6-82; 31 Ky.R. 628; 940; eff. 11-26-04.)