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Why is Sam Adam's high ABV beer illegal to sell in several US states?

States often have different laws for beer and spirits, including different licensing requirements, different requirements for sales, and so forth. Because of that, some states have limits on the ...
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What are reasons to not sell alcohol free beer to minors?

Alcohol free beer is not non-alcoholic, it does still contain some alcohol. It often contains around about 0,5%. A beer can be called alcohol-free from 1%. To specifically respond to your situation I ...
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Why are spirits typically 40% ABV?

There is indeed a EU Regulation No 110/2008 about "the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks" which prescribes the minimal ...
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What are reasons to not sell alcohol free beer to minors?

It is also often seen as a gateway if you let kids buy bottles of lets say Becks Blue it gets them in to drinking at a young age and as a younger body is still not fully developed it can lead to ...
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Does anyone know why NY doesn't allow stores to sell liquor?

Laws and ordinances often depend on who had the best lobbyists. A good example: In Montana, liquor stores have to close on Sundays. Bars, however, can get a bottle license allowing them to sell full ...
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Does anyone know why NY doesn't allow stores to sell liquor?

In NYC you need to have a certain type of license to sell beer and/or wine in a grocery or convenience store. Grocery stores don't sell liquor. I know that has to do with some laws around when alcohol ...
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Selling after best before date (Belgium/Netherlands)

There's no law infringements in selling beers with past Best Before Date. EU allows it. A new regulation is awaited by 2021, but the direction is to avoid food waste. Best practice should be the ...
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Why aren’t people in Ohio allowed to order a bottle of scotch?

It seems as though there were certain restrictions on home delivery of spirits up until just a few days ago, actually. "Home delivery," being the same as food-service-home-delivery, and ...
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What is the regulatory process of being able to produce and sell an alcoholic drink in South Africa commercially?

A simple google search for "alcohol manufacturing south africa" turns up a lot of helpful results... Essentially, you need to apply for a macro manufacturing and/or distribution liquor ...
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Why do some grocery stores in Colorado have regular beer and liquor but some only sell 3.2% beer?

Colorado has historically differentiated between 3.2% beer and all other alcoholic beverages. When I was in high school in Colorado in the 1970s the state had a split drinking age. At age 18 you could ...
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