Organic Alcohol

Information for this article can be found here. Below are some common questions regarding alcohol labels and the ubiquitous term “organic.” This information is provided by the TTB. Q: What does an organic claim mean? A: Either organically produced, contains organic ingredients, or was processed in an organic manner or facility that abides by USDA […]

Independent Craft Brewer Supporter Seal

The information for this article can be read here. The Brewers Association has had a very busy January! First, they released a seal for supporters of independent craft beer. Anyone can use the seal, such as retailers, distributors, homebrew shops, state brewers’ guild, festivals, individual people, etc. If you’re not a brewer, then this seal […]

TTB Brewers Report of Operations

*This information can be found here. Start the new year off right by filing your TTB reports! Below is a couple of reports to be aware of (and ones you probably should be filing if you received your Brewers Notice). Quarterly filing of operations report Fill out form TTB F 5130.26 Only file out that […]

Don’t Drink the Vanilla Extract!

You may have heard that a woman was arrested for driving under the influence of vanilla extract (see news article here). How did this happen?! To read more about DUIs, check out Matheson & Associates’s blog post. Probably one of the most head scratching details of this article was that vanilla extract contains 35% alcohol! […]

Growlers, a Knife, and a Really Cool Website

Recently, a company called Groovy Guy Gifts reached out and asked me to test one of their products. I picked the Forged knife and had it engraved with my father’s name. My father loved the knife and added it to his growing collection of pocket knives. Reasonably priced, the quality is great, and the locking […]

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