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The Beer Industry

Getting Started in the Brewery/Brewing Industry Before even beginning operations in the production or sale of brewery based products, a business owner must first decide on what type of brewery based activity that the new business will engage in.  Doing this will not only determine the specific application procedure needed

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The Wine Industry

Getting Started in the Wine Industry Before even beginning operations in the production or sale of wine products, a business owner must first decide on what type of wine activity that the new business will engage in.  Doing this will not only determine the specific application procedure needed to be

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TTB Formula Approval – Recent Changes, Part 2

A few weeks ago, we posted a blog focusing on recent changes to TTB’s formula approval process. These changes were designed to streamline the formula approval process for brewers. While Part 1 of the blog outlined changes relating to ingredients used in production, Part 2 will focus on TTB’s changes

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TTB Formula Approval – Recent changes

Ingredients and Processes Used in the Production of Beer Not Subject to Formula Requirements – TTB Ruling Number 2014-4 Interpreted This is the first of a series of blogs interpreting the TTB’s efforts to streamline the formula process for breweries.  This blog will focus on TTB’s adjustments to the formula

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COLA’s – The calendar and the courtroom

One of the issues we’re seeing more people have frustrations with is the time and detail involved with Certificates of Label Approval (COLAs).  With these COLA’s the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is finding itself caught in a very sticky situation. On one hand their funding is

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Out of State Alcohol Sales

So you think you want to sell your beer, wine or distilled spirit to consumers in another State?  Here are some important things to know.   Expanding the geographical reach of your alcohol production makes perfect sense from a business perspective.  As you might have guessed, nothing in the alcohol

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