Liquor markup rate schedule

AGLC adds a markup to the liquor it sells to liquor licensees. AGLC collects the markup on behalf of the Government of Alberta. The markup goes to the General Revenue Fund to support programs and initiatives that benefit all Albertans.

 

Markup Rate Schedule

Effective November 26, 2018

    Markup per litre
Spirits greater than 60% alcohol by volume $18.33
  greater than 22% & less than or equal to 60% alcohol by volume $13.76
  less than or equal to 22% alcohol by volume $10.36
  (sold from manufacturing facility and/or farmers’ and artisan markets) $2.46
Refreshment Beverages greater than 8% & less than or equal to 16% alcohol by volume $4.51
  greater than 8% & less than or equal to 16% alcohol by volume (sold from manufacturing facility and/or farmers’ and artisan markets) $0.81
  greater than 1% & less than or equal to 8% alcohol by volume $1.81
  greater than 1% & less than or equal to 8% alcohol by volume (sold from manufacturing facility and/or farmers’ and artisan markets) $0.32
Wine & Sake greater than 16% alcohol by volume $6.56
  less than or equal to 16% alcohol by volume $3.91
Fruit Wine & Mead (sold from estate winery/meadery farm gates and/or farmers’ and artisan markets $0.70
Beer (High alcohol) greater than 22% & less than or equal to 60% alcohol by volume $13.76
  greater than 16% & less than or equal to 22% alcohol by volume $10.36
  greater than 11.9% & less than or equal to 16% alcohol by volume $4.51
Beer (Standard) less than or equal to 11.9% alcohol by volume $1.25
Beer (Eligible small) * less than or equal to 11.9% alcohol by volume; for manufacturers with 50,000 hectoliters (hL) or less annual worldwide production (AWP) of beer. * $0.10 to $0.60

* Effective December 16, 2018, eligible small manufacturers with an AWP less than or equal to 50,000hL of beer can apply for a reduced markup. Reduced markup rates are graduated and determined by each manufacturer's AWP. 

Rates can be found in the Small Brewer Markup Schedule. Manufacturers must apply to receive the reduced markup rate. If no application is received, standard beer markup will apply.