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  1. What you linked and copied applies strictly to "losses" not gains. You mentioned that for a 40% abv spirit you can be from 39.85% to 40.15% and that's not correct. For a 40% abv spirit you have a tolerance range between 39.85% and 40%. Period. You cannot have more spirit in the bottle than what is stated on the label. You must correct the stated abv on the label (which doesn't require a new cola) or properly proof your spirit to the tolerance range. The TTB is interested in maintaining proper tax influx. By under-proofing your spirit you are, in effect, sending 1% abv of untaxed s
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  2. https://www.ttb.gov/spirits/bam/chapter1.pdf TOLERANCES The labeled alcohol content must accurately reflect the actual alcohol content of the product. Losses occurring during bottling will not affect the labeled alcohol content provided the loss does not exceed: 0.25% alcohol by volume for spirits containing solids in excess of 600 mg per 100 ml 0.25% alcohol by volume for spirits bottled in 50 ml and 100 ml containers 0.15% alcohol by volume for all other spirits So for most spirits if your label says 40% ABV it can be from 39.85% - 40.15% ABV. Sorry to hear they asked yo
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  3. As for TTB tolerance, You are allowed .3 across the board for any product, But that is lower, Not higher. For example say your product is 92.0 proof it can be no lower than 91.70 and absolutely no higher than 92.0. I don't want to sound rude in any way, But after having a distillery for 20 years I'm surprised that you weren't aware of this already.
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