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Unless the context otherwise requires, the words and phrases herein defined are used in this chapter in the sense given them in the following definitions:
ALCOHOL: The product of distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or diluted, whatever may be the origin thereof, and includes synthetic ethyl alcohol. The term does not include denatured alcohol or wood alcohol.
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR: Includes the three (3) varieties of liquor defined in this section ("alcohol", "wine" or "beer") and every liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol, wine or beer and capable of being consumed as a beverage by a human being. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any liquid or solid containing one-half of one percent (0.5%) or less of alcohol by volume.
BEER: A beverage obtained by alcoholic fermentation of an infusion or concoction of barley, or other grain, malt and hops in water, and includes, among others, beer, ale, stout, lager beer, porter and the like.
CLUB: A corporation organized under the laws of this state, not for pecuniary profit, solely for the promotion of some common object other than the sale or consumption of alcoholic liquors, kept, used and maintained by its members through the payment of annual dues, and through owning, hiring or leasing a building or space in a building of such extent and character as may be suitable and adequate for the reasonable and comfortable use and accommodation of its members and their guests, and provided with suitable and adequate kitchen and dining room space and equipment and maintaining a sufficient number of servants and employees for cooking, preparing and serving food and meals for its members and their guests; provided, that the affairs and management of such "club" are conducted by a board of directors, executive committee or similar body chosen by the members at their annual meeting.
LICENSED PREMISES: The premises described in the license.
MANUFACTURER: Every brewer, fermenter, distiller, rectifier, wine maker, blender, possessor, bottler or person who fills or refills any original package and others engaged in brewing, fermenting, distilling, rectifying or bottling "alcoholic liquors" as defined in this section.
ORIGINAL PACKAGE: Any bottle, flask, jug, can, cask, barrel, keg, hogshead or other receptacle or container whatsoever used, corked or capped, sealed and labeled by the manufacturer of alcoholic liquor, to contain and to convey any alcoholic liquor, but it shall in no instance contain less than one pint by volume, except in respect to beer.
OWNERS OR PROPRIETORS: Includes all persons who are owners of or are in control of any place where the sale or distribution of alcoholic liquor is carried on, whether they be individuals, partners, corporations, joint stock companies, fiduciaries or officers, directors, or stockholders of corporations or otherwise.
PACKAGE SALES: The sale or offering for sale at retail of alcoholic liquor in the original package and not to be consumed on the premises where sold.
RESTAURANT: Any public place kept, maintained, advertised and held out to the public as a place where meals are served, and where meals are actually and regularly served, without sleeping accommodations, such space being provided with adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment and capacity and having employed therein a sufficient number and kind of employees to prepare, cook and serve suitable food for its guests.
SALE: Any transfer, exchange or barter in any manner or by any means whatsoever for a consideration, and includes and means all sales made by any person whether principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee.
SPIRITS: Any beverage which contains alcohol obtained by distillation, mixed with water or other substance in solution, and includes brandy, rum, whiskey, gin or other spirituous liquors and such liquors when rectified, blended or otherwise mixed with alcohol or other substances.
WINE: Any alcoholic beverage obtained by the fermentation of the natural contents of fruits or vegetables, containing sugar, including such beverages when fortified by the addition of "alcohol" or "spirits", as defined in this section. (Ord., 2-21-1934; amd. 2009 Code)