Manufacturer of Brandy License

Department:  Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Agency:   Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC)

Required State License(s):

All persons engaged in the manufacture, importation, possession, transportation, and sale of alcohol must obtain a license from the MLCC.  Licenses are issued by the MLCC in accordance with the requirements of the Liquor Control Code of 1998 and administrative rules.  

 A  Brandy Manufacturer License must be issued in conjunction with a wine maker or small wine maker license.  A Brandy Manufacturer license authorizes a person located in Michigan to manufacture and sell at retail brandy that it manufactures at that licensed premises.  For further information on Brandy Manufacturer licenses visit our website at,4601,7-154-35299_10570_21734_23310-61511--,00.html or contact us toll-free at 1-866-813-0011.

A Federal Permit is required to manufacture brandy.  A Basic Permit is issued by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).  For further information on TTB permit requirements you can visit their website at or contact them toll-free at 877-TTB-FAQS (877-882-3277).

Revised:  03/2014