2020 Georgia Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 4 - Distilled Spirits
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 3-4-1. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 3-4-1 (2020)

As used in this chapter, the term:

  1. "Barrel" means 53 gallons.
  2. "Denatured alcohol" or "denatured distilled spirits" means alcohol, as defined in Code Section 3-1-2, to which denaturants have been added in order to render the alcohol unfit for beverage purposes or internal human medicinal use. As used in this paragraph, the term "denaturants" means materials authorized for use pursuant to Chapter 1 of Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as the same may now or hereafter be amended.
  3. "Distiller" means a manufacturer.
  4. "Fruit grower" means any person who grows peaches, apples, pears, grapes, or other perishable fruits in this state and who manufactures distilled spirits from the perishable fruits grown in this state.

(Code 1933, § 5A-2101, enacted by Ga. L. 1980, p. 1573, § 1; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1269, § 27; Ga. L. 2017, p. 406, § 1/SB 85.)

The 2017 amendment, effective September 1, 2017, added paragraph (1); and redesignated former paragraphs (1) through (3) as present paragraphs (2) through (4), respectively.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 45 Am. Jur. 2d, Intoxicating Liquors, § 3 et seq.


- 48 C.J.S., Intoxicating Liquors, § 1 et seq.

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