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11.131.    Records to be maintained.
11.132.    Samples for brokers.

§ 11.131. Records to be maintained.

 (a)  Licensed distillery certificate brokers shall maintain and keep on the licensed premises complete records covering their operations as brokers in this Commonwealth. The records shall include the name and address of the distillery or person from whom Distillery Bonded Warehouse Certificates are purchased, the serial numbers thereof, purchase price, date of purchase and number of barrels, with their serial numbers and the age of the whiskey, covered by the certificates.

 (b)  The name and address of persons to whom certificates are sold and the selling price thereof, the date of sale and profits and commissions earned by the broker on the sale of certificates, whether the certificates were actually owned by the broker or not, shall also be included.

 (c)  Records shall also be maintained covering the receipt and disposition of samples obtained in accordance with §  11.132 (relating to samples for brokers).

 (d)  Records maintained by distillery certificate brokers shall be subject to inspection by authorized representatives of the Board during normal business hours.


   The provisions of this §  11.131 adopted June 26, 1952; amended through November 4, 1963.

§ 11.132. Samples for brokers.

 (a)  Licensed distillery certificate brokers may obtain samples of liquor, as required, from distillers in or outside of this Commonwealth, in the following manner:

   (1)  A written request on the form prescribed by the Board shall be made by the broker to the distillery from which the samples are desired and a copy of the letter shall be submitted at the same time to the Bureau of Liquor Purchases of the Board.

   (2)  The Bureau of Liquor Purchases will, if the request is approved, assign a release number to the transaction and notify the distillery from which the samples have been requested, by letter, that shipment may be made.

   (3)  A release under the same number will then be issued to the broker, which shall be presented in duplicate to the State Liquor Store to obtain possession of the samples.

 (b)  Samples shipped to brokers in accordance with this section shall be packaged in 4 ounce bottles bearing labels, including at least the following information:

   (1)  The name and location of the distillery.

   (2)  The exact date of distillation.

   (3)  Proof of when entered into bond.

   (4)  The date withdrawn from bond.

   (5)  Proof of when withdrawn from bond.

   (6)  The serial number of containers from which withdrawn.

 (c)  In order that the merchandise may be properly identified when it reaches the State Liquor Store, the distiller shall mark plainly on the package the release number as assigned by the Bureau of Liquor Purchases and the name of the distillery certificate broker.


   The provisions of this §  11.132 adopted June 26, 1952; amended through November 4, 1963; amended July 8, 1977, effective July 9, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1890. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (4221) to (4222).

Cross References

   This section cited in 40 Pa. Code §  11.131 (relating to records to be maintained).

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