News & Information on the I-1183 Transition

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List of Alcohol Manufacturers

Frequently requested lists

WRA’s Guide to Understanding Liquor Privatization (PDF, 2MB)

Training requirements for retailers adopted by Liquor Control Board

Liquor Control Board will continue carrying 99% of product through May

Progress on 1183 implementation continues

WRA and coalition partners respond to I-1183 lawsuit

Products and Distributors

Brands by Supplier and Broker

Spirits, Wine and Beer Distributors

Craft Distillery Directory

Time-frame

  • January 2012: The Liquor Control Board begins divesting itself from its current business operations as prescribed in the initiative.
  • March 1, 2012: Distillers and spirits distributors may be begin to sell spirits directly to restaurants.
  • June 1, 2012: Spirits retail license holders may begin to sell spirits
  • June 1, 2012: All state liquor stores must be closed and liquor inventory must be depleted
  • June 1, 2013: All asset sales must be closed. Any state store or Distribution Center assets remaining after this date will be managed by the Department of Revenue.

(Source: Washington State Liquor Control Board)

Fact Sheets

(Source: Washington State Liquor Control Board)

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