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I'm looking to understand the costs of barrel aging a product so I can project a financial model for a small to medium-sized spirits brand: How many barrels of aged spirit would make the project commercially viable? 10, 20 40 barrels? What is the cost of wharehousing for four years? Cost of wharehousing maintenance? What are other costs associated with aging spirits?
I just got my barrel aged gin COLA back marked "needs correction barrel aged statements on gin are misleading re:27 CFR 5.40" And yet I could find at least 5 gins marked "Barrel Aged" I am waiting for a specialist to call back but while waiting was wondering if anyone else had dealt with this problem? Cheers, P.T. p.s the relevant section 27 CFR 5.40 (d) Other distilled spirits. Age, maturity, or similar statements or representations as to neutral spirits (except for grain spirits as stated in paragraph © of this section), gin, liqueurs, cordials, cocktails, highballs, bitters, flavored brandy, flavored gin, flavored rum, flavored vodka, flavored whisky, and specialties are misleading and are prohibited from being stated on any label.