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In a distillery, raw alcohol and distilled spirits shall be stored in the locations specified in Sections 4005.2.1 through 4005.2.6, except as otherwise provided in FC4003.4.2.
4005.2.1 Storage of Raw Alcohol
Raw alcohol shall be stored in an alcohol storage area. Raw alcohol shall not be stored in distilled spirits processing areas, but shall be transferred from the alcohol storage area to the still.
4005.2.2 Storage of Process Alcohol
Process alcohol shall be stored in the distilled spirits processing area in alcohol process tanks, except for alcohol temporarily stored in portable containers during processing, and barrel storage. Process alcohol undergoing aging in barrels shall be stored in a separate fire area as set forth in FC4003.4.
4005.2.3 Storage of Distilled Spirits Ready for Bottling
Distilled spirits ready for bottling or other packaging as finished goods shall be stored in distilled spirits process area in alcohol process tanks or alcohol storage area.
4005.2.4 Distillery Waste Products
Any methanol, stillage or other residue that is susceptible to spontaneous ignition or otherwise presents an imminent hazard shall be stored in an alcohol storage area or other approved location. Any other distillery waste product, such as materials contaminated with alcohol, shall be stored in a noncombustible container in the business operations area and disposed of in accordance with FC304.
4005.2.5 Finished Goods
Finished goods may be stored in the general business operations area, distillery serving area, alcohol storage room and barrel storage room. Finished goods shall not be counted toward the maximum allowable quantity of alcohol allowed in that fire area.

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