(a)  A mixed beverages permittee may not install or use any equipment or device for the automated mixing or dispensing of mixed beverages unless use of the equipment or device has been approved by the Commission.  A brand or type of equipment will not be approved by the Commission if it:

(1)           dispenses from any container other than the spirituous liquor container to which the mixed beverages tax stamp is affixed,

(2)           employs an in‑series hook‑up which would permit spirituous liquor to flow from container to container before reaching the dispensing spigot or nozzle, or

(3)           allows the intermixing of different kind of products or brands.

(b)  Neither a mixed beverages permittee nor an employee of a permittee may mix or dispense any mixed beverage from any automated equipment or device unless a card, label sign, plate or other insignia indicating the brand of spirituous liquor being dispensed is displayed at the location where the equipment is in use.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B‑207; 18B-1107;

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02S .0508 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 20, 2016.