Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Retail Operations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Implementing legislative mandates: Mixed Beverage Practices - Retail Operations
Action 4412
General Information
Action Summary The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board proposes to amend 3 VAC 5-50, Retail Operations, by the amendment of existing regulation 3 VAC 5-50-60 allowing mixed beverage retail licensees to conduct the following additional practices. Retail mixed beverage licensees will be permitted to sell flights of not more than five distilled spirit samples, each not exceeding one-half of one ounce by volume; increase the size of containers used for infusion of spirits to twenty (20) liters in volume; premix containers of sangria and other mixed beverages in pitchers subject to limitations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004476]
Associated Mandates Chapter 404 (2015) Alcoholic beverage control; regulations; samples of alcoholic beverages; combined mixed beverage restaurant & caterer's license
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7293 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/15/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks-Watkins  / Senior Legal Counsel
Address: 7450 Freight Way
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Email Address:
Phone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.