Tag: Legal

Federal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles

Federal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles

Earlier this year, Kentucky passed a vintage spirits bill that will allow individuals to resell spirits to licensed retailers and bars. North Carolina and Washington, D.C., have similar laws. Kentucky’s goes into effect Jan. 1,¬†with the Alcoholic Beverage Control defining vintage as: Distilled spirits in […]

The Trouble with Whiskey ‘First’ Marketing

The Trouble with Whiskey ‘First’ Marketing

In American whiskey, distillers have this odd desire to say they were the first with something. “We were the first distiller on this hill, who started on a Tuesday.” (Nobody made this claim.) “We were the first distiller here since Prohibition.” (Even if true, nobody […]