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  1. EZdrinking

    cucumber

    Sorry I don't.
  2. EZdrinking

    cucumber

    I know a distiller that used cucumber water in the proofing process to add the fresh flavors without getting the stewed characters that can come over in distillation.
  3. The annual Public Policy Conference will be a virtual event this year and you can register for free through Eventbrithe here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-policy-conference-registration-111854092602 I flew out to DC last year and it was a privilege to participate and speak to representatives about the needs of the craft distilling community. Since this year's even is virtual and free of charge, I would encourage as many US distillers as possible to participate. Speak directly with your representatives and remind them of the importance of making the FET reduction permanent, the need to end tariffs that effect US spirits and any other regulatory/tax issues effecting your business.
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    Register for Free at Eventbrite The Virtual Public Policy Conference, hosted by the American Craft Spirits Association and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, provides distillers, owners or operators of DSPs, sales or front of the house teams, investors, and suppliers to our spirits industry the opportunity to engage directly with lawmakers in the nation’s capital and advocate for parity with beer and wine on FET relief, trade support, and other critically important issues. Given the unprecedented challenges affecting the country, we must not get lost in the pressing matters before Congress. There is no more important time for our collective voices to be heard in Washington D.C. This year we've made it easy for you to "attend" from the comfort of your distillery, home, park, or wherever you might have a quiet spot. All you'll need is a smartphone, tablet, or computer to connect with your industry peers and those on Capitol Hill. Agenda Tuesday, September 15 12:30pm EST- 3:30pm EST / 9:30am-12:30pm PST (3 hours) Issues Impacting the Industry Join Jim Hyland (Public Policy Counsel, ACSA) and Kelly Poulsen (Vice President of Federal Government Relations, DISCUS) for a discussion on the latest on the federal excise tax, issue background, and talking points. Interact with Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) officials as they provide an update on the Bureau’s operations with an opportunity to ask questions of TTB officials. Discussions on other emerging issues Wednesday September 16 12:30pm-3:30pm EST/ 9:30am-12:30pm PST (3 hours) Congressional Meetings Join virtual meetings with other distillers from your state and with your elected officials as you seek their support on tax policies and other matters impacting the industry!
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    2021 Judging of Craft Spirits ADI accepts US and International entries in all classes and categories of distilled spirits, RTDs, cocktail bitters, aperitif & fortified wines from ADI Members as well as non-member small and medium-scale producers (maximum annual sales of 750,000 proof gallons). Enter Today Please download our registration checklist, and look over our FAQs, if you are a new entrant to ADI’s Judging. For more information about benefits for Judging winners, who we use as judges and more, go to distilling.com/judging 2021 Judging Deadlines Deadline to apply for COLA Waiver for International Spirits: December 13, 2020 Deadline for Spirits Registration: January 22, 2021 Deadline for Receiving Entries: January 28, 2021 Entry Fees: Early Bird Registration Up through January 8, 2021 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 Begins January 9, 2021 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 Discount for Affiliate Associations Members of the following Affiliate Associations: The Gin Guild British Distillers Alliance Distilled Spirits Aotearoa Ontario Distillers Association BC Craft Distilling Association Australian Distillers Association Verband der Deutschen Whiskybrenner Southern African Craft Distilling Institute Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac Bureau National Interprofessionnel de l’Armagnac may enter their spirits at the ADI Member price even if they are not current members of ADI. ADI 2021 Judgign Fact Sheet.pdf ADI-2021-Judging-Shipping-Label.pdf ADI-2021-Judging-Submission-Guidelines.pdf Judging-of-Craft-Spirits-Protocols.pdf Registration-Check-List.pdf ADI-Judging_SAMPLE-PROFORMA-INVOICE (1).docx
  6. If you are still having any issues please admin@distilling.com and Christy will help you get into the system.
  7. Great news about the increased interest. "Lots of emails enquiring about me shipping to USA but as most of you know your laws do not allow it. My online store automatically locks out USA addresses." Does this mean US Importation soon? Fingers crossed on my end.
  8. FDA is requiring DSPs that are producing Hand Sanitizer to register here: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-registration-and-listing-system-drls-and-edrls/electronic-drug-registration-and-listing-instructions
  9. Here is a link to the FDA's updated guidance on compounding Hand sanitizer https://americancraftspirits.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Temporary-Policy-Compounding-Hand-Sanitizers-Revised-Guidance-Final-4-15-2020.pdf
  10. i have been trying to send you a message, but it says you can not receive private messages

  11. Are you offering this as a free service?
  12. @Tailwinds @bluefish_dist and @Storm King Distilling Co. it is commonly said among tequila and mezcal distillers that most of the methanol comes off the still during the tails. I am curious if any of you have had this experience when distilling agave syrup?
  13. On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided additional assistance for small business owners and non-profits, including the opportunity to get up to a $10,000 Advance on an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). This Advance may be available even if your EIDL application was declined or is still pending, and will be forgiven. If you wish to apply for the Advance on your EIDL, please visit www.SBA.gov/Disaster as soon as possible to fill out a new, streamlined application. In order to qualify for the Advance, you need to submit this new application even if you previously submitted an EIDL application. Applying for the Advance will not impact the status or slow your existing application.
  14. For anyone looking to apply for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance you can do so here via this .gov website https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
  15. This update was also added to the other discussion thread.
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