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  1. ADI Forum Moderation Policies are Hurting Members

    Just to let you know we have recently changed our terms of service for the forum which states that truthful reviews of vendors will be allowed on the forum going forward. However, posts that are vulgar, threatening harm, libel, etc. will be removed.
  2. Supplier reviews not welcome on ADIforums.com

    Please be aware that this policy created by the original forum administrator is no longer in effect. See new terms of service here
  3. To be eligible to place an item specific ad in the For Sale by Vendors section of the ADI Forum, vendors must already be a current print advertiser with ADI. If you are not already an ADI advertiser and want to post something on the For Sale by Vendor section, contact Matthew Jelen, ADI Sales and Marketing Director via email at matt@distilling.com. All posts must include specific items or services for sale as well as the specific price. It is also encouraged to include photographs of the specific item for sale. Images can be added to new topics in a couple different ways. Uploaded via the Gallery and then link in the ad. If the image is posted on another website, the url to the image can be linked to by clicking on the green image box in the second row of the editor. Thumbnails of the image(s) can be uploaded as attachments at the bottom of the page. All new topics in this section will be sent to a moderator before posting to ensure sponsorship level and that the topic includes prices for specific items. The For Sale section of ADI's Forum is offered for use to Individual Members and Vendors as a means to sell or buy items to and from one another. Buyers are encouraged to ask questions and verify compliance of any items with applicable laws and safety guidelines. We do not make any warranties about the reliability, completeness, security, safety, and accuracy of the products posted or the information listed. Any action you take upon the items for sale listed on our Forum are strictly at your own risk. We are not liable for any harm, whether in the law of contracts, the law of torts or otherwise, resulting from a. user content; b. user conduct, i.e., illegal conduct; c. any losses and damages in connection with the use of our website, including business losses, loss of income, reputation or goodwill, etc.
  4. The For Sale - Peer to Peer section of the forum operates as a Peer-to-Peer online classifieds. Users of the forum may post items for sale which include a specific price. Sellers are encouraged to include photographs of the item(s) for sale since ad with photos tend to sell more quickly. If the item sells please “report” the topic to the administrators so that it can be locked. Unreported topics older than 3 months will be assumed to have sold and locked by the administrators. Images can be added to new topics in a couple different ways. Uploaded via the Gallery and then link in the ad. If the image is posted on another website, the url to the image can be linked to by clicking on the green image box in the second row of the editor. Thumbnails of the image(s) can be uploaded as attachments at the bottom of the page. All new topics in this section will be sent to a moderator before posting to ensure that the listing is for a specific item for a specific price. The For Sale section of ADI's Forum offered for use to Individual Users and Vendors as a means to sell or buy items to and from one another. Buyers are encouraged to ask questions and verify compliance of any items with applicable laws and safety guidelines. We do not make any warranties about the reliability, completeness, security, safety, and accuracy of the products posted or the information listed. Any action you take upon the items for sale listed on our Forum are strictly at your own risk. We are not liable for any harm, whether in the law of contracts, the law of torts or otherwise, resulting from a. user content; b. user conduct, i.e., illegal conduct; c. any losses and damages in connection with the use of our website, including business losses, loss of income, reputation or goodwill, etc.
  5. ADI TERMS OF USE The American Distilling Institute (ADI), the providers (“we,” “us,” “our”) of the service provided by this Forum are not responsible for any user-generated content and accounts (“Content”). Content submitted expresses the views of their author only. You may use the Forum for the sole purpose of sharing and exchanging ideas with other Members. You agree to not use the Forum to submit or link to any Content which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, spam, or likely to offend, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, or otherwise violates any laws. ADI Members may post vendor reviews as long as they are actual patrons of that Vendor, and Vendors may respond to reviews. Both Members and Vendors should be aware that you are solely responsible for the legality of the content of the review. ADI as a publisher of third party content is not responsible for the content contained in the reviews or responses. We recommend that you keep reviews and commentary to civil opinions and truths, and that Vendors respond in a likewise manner. Members and Vendors may ask ADI to review a post, but please be aware that ADI is under no obligation to remove it. We reserve the right to remove content without explanation. Requests for Content to be removed will be undertaken at our own discretion. We reserve the right to take action against any account with the Forum at any time. You are expressly prohibited from compiling and using other Member’s personal information, including addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses or other contact information that may appear on the Forum, for the purpose of creating or compiling marketing and/or mailing lists and from sending other Members unsolicited marketing materials, whether by facsimile, email, or other technological means. You also are expressly prohibited from distributing Member’s personal information to third-party parties for marketing purposes. ADI shall deem the compiling of marketing and mailing lists using Members’ personal information, the sending of unsolicited marketing materials to Users, or the distribution of Members’ personal information to third parties for marketing purposes as a material breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and ADI reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Forum and to suspend or revoke your membership in the consortium without refund of any membership dues paid. You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish or republish your Content in connection with the Forum. You retain copyright of the Content. Violations of the Terms of Use may result in suspension of service. Persistent violations of the terms of will result in permanent banning from the Forum. These Terms of Use may be changed at any time without notice. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use this Forum. If you wish to close your account, please contact us. If you have any comments of feedback please message for forum administrators.
  6. Here is an update to ADI's Survey of Distillery Tasting Room Laws. If you know of any changes in state laws or corrections please email me at eric@distilling.com Cheers. 2017 Survey of Distillery Tasting Room Laws.pdf
  7. Early Bird Registration for ADI's 2017 Judging of Craft Spirits Ends January 1st DEADLINES Deadline for International Spirits Registration: January 13, 2017 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: January 27, 2017 Deadline for Receiving Entries: February 2, 2017 ENTRY FEES: Early Bird RegistrationUp through December 31, 2016 ADI Members$200 per spirit for US entries$250 per spirit for international entriesBulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members$300 per spirit for US entries$350 per spirit for international entries Standard RegistrationAfter January 1, 2017 ADI Members$250 per spirit for US entries$300 per spirit for international entriesBulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members$350 per spirit for US entries$400 per spirit for international entries For more information go to ADI's Judging Page Click Here to Enter
  8. Canada

    Here is the link to the Canadian section on the forum. http://adiforums.com/index.php?/forum/51-canada/
  9. Obsolete Glass Bottles for sale

    It might be helpful if you just attached a couple of jpgs in the thread.
  10. I hope you all get the idea?

    It would be great if home distillation became legal for personal consumption I suspect it would do a lot of good to take the existing practice out of the shadows and allow people to learn best practices earlier. However, like Dave I'm not holding my breath.
  11. Hello, If you would like to have your distillery added to ADI's Map of Craft Distilleries or your distillery information needs to be updated, please use this online form to submit your information. http://goo.gl/forms/lBKFR7xAIvSamNFg2 You can find the map onine here http://distilling.com/resources/maps-of-craft-distilleries/map-of-us-craft-distilleries/ If you are an international distiller, you can use the form too. Canadian distilleries are listed on our current map and I am in the process of building maps for Australia and Europe.
  12. Registration for ADI's 2017 Judging of Craft Spirits is Open Now! The purpose of this judging is to help promote the craft spirits industry and the people who are producing the finest quality artisan spirits, bitters, aperitif and fortified wines and to give participants valuable, unbiased, third-party feedback on the quality and process of their spirits. WHO CAN ENTER? ADI accepts entries in all classes and categories of craft spirits from US and International distillers, blenders, bitters makers, and producers of aperitif & fortified wines who are: Independently Owned: Less than 25% of the producer is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by alcoholic beverage industry members who are not themselves a craft distiller, blender, bitters maker, or producer of aperitif & fortified wines. Small-Scale: Producer has maximum annual sales of 100,000 proof gallons (about 473,000 liters/52,500 9-liter cases). WHAT DO I GET FOR ENTERING? Double-gold, gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded with certificates for spirits judged worthy of recognition. All entrants will receive tasting notes with comments from the spirits judges. All entrants will also be considered for our Packaging Awards and be evaluated to see if they if they meet the standards for ADI’s Certification of Craft Spirits at no additional cost or paperwork. Award winners will receive a physical awards as well as a digital renderings of all applicable medals, awards and certifications. Judges reserve the right to not award medals when, in their opinion, no spirits in that category merit an award. Medals and Packaging Awards will be announced at the American Distilling Institute’s Annual Conference & Vendor Expo, April 3-6, 2016 in Baltimore, MD. NEW FOR 2017 Entrants can choose to submit one or more spirits for testing and receive a certificate of chemical analysis which is valid for all major retailers, most countries import/export and tender purposes. A $700 value offered to judging entrants for $150 per spirit. For more details check out our submission guidelines. Download and example certificate here to get an idea of what information is included. DEADLINES Deadline for International Spirits Registration: January 13, 2017 Deadline for US Spirits Registration: January 27, 2017 Deadline for Receiving Entries: February 2, 2017 ENTRY FEES: Early Bird Registration Up through December 31, 2016 ADI Members $200 per spirit for US entries $250 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $300 per spirit for US entries $350 per spirit for international entries Standard Registration After January 1, 2017 ADI Members $250 per spirit for US entries $300 per spirit for international entries Bulk discount for members who enter more than 10 spirits Non-Members $350 per spirit for US entries $400 per spirit for international entries For more information download the attachments or go to ADI's Judging Page ADI 2017 Judging Fact Sheet.pdf ADI 2017 Submission Guidelines.pdf Example Certificate of Chemical Analysis.pdf cola_waiver_2017Judging_template.doc Registration Check List.pdf
  13. Where to get slides from ADI Conference?

    I'm looking into this. I'll let you know what I find.
  14. Canada

    I can make this happen.
  15. Hi Eric.

    I have a short video on my phone that I would like to post on the forum. It is way too big, how do I shrink it enough?

    Are you going to TOTC New Orleans? If YES ,maybe you could show me then.

     

    Peter

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