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#1 GrumpyJimmy

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 12:43 PM

All Hi,

 

Im wondering does anyone have the most current rules on the LOE of abv on alcoholic drinks? I can't find any useful information anywhere. I want to be able to work out if i need to re-process a wine/cider/gin/rum for example if the abv comes back higher of lower than stated on the bottle.

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#2 Watanka

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 06:10 PM

Hi Jimmy,

 

If you plan on making alcoholic beverages for the USA, you can go to www.ttb.gov to view regulations for alcohol content and allowable tolerances.  For example, distilled spirits generally allow a loss of 0.15% ABV; but no tolerance is allowed for an increase in the ABV.  Beer and wine have different alcohol content tolerances. 






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