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Negligence With The Retail Sale Of Alcohol

When you think about the responsibility that comes with serving alcohol, you would expect there to be laws in place that allow injured people to sue an establishment that serves alcohol if that establishment was irresponsible with its sales. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Good Summer Read

   Leane Itale introduced Susan Cheever’s Drinking In America: Our Secret History. I will be reading it this summer and hope you will join me. I love the tidbits about the role of alcohol in historical events. Her researched factual … Continue reading

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Craft Brewer Sales Calls with Distributors

  Craft Brewer Sales Calls with Distributors You make great beer. You launched a craft brewery and are now ready to sell wholesale to a distributor who will do the hard work of selling your beer to retailers such as … Continue reading

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New York Continues to Change It’s Laws to Promote NY Craft Beverage Manufacturers and Retailers

New York continues to change its laws to promote NY craft beverage manufacturers and retailers. New laws are on the horizon. Let’s look at what to expect in 2016: A new law will allow restaurants and bars to sell alcoholic … Continue reading

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Do I need a separate entrance for an alternating proprietorship?

No. Ideally, there are separate entrances but this is not strictly required by the TTB. It is important to remember that state ABC boards may still require the separate entrances, New York State Liquor Authority does not generally require separate … Continue reading

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New York Statutes Regarding Alcohol and Persons Under the Age of Twenty-One

Under the New York State Alcohol Beverage Control Law, a person may not sell or provide alcohol to a person under age 21. (ABC Law § 65(1)). In addition to the regulations of the State Liquor Authority and City of … Continue reading

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Beer and wine products sold in “soft pouches”

Brand labels cannot contain any statement, design, device or representation that is likely to mislead the consumer. In the view of the Authority, beer and wine products sold in “soft pouches” (whether or not intended to be frozen prior to … Continue reading

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Not All Trends Are Allowed in NY: alcohol infused ice cubes prohibited in New York

There are so many shows about restaurants and bars these days. The nation’s top talents in mixology create amazing drinks and cocktails for Bar Rescue’s bars and clubs to revitalize and update their drink offerings. However, if you see something … Continue reading

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Bar Trends Include Low Alcohol Cocktails

While flavored vodkas are past their peak, flavored tequila and whiskey are gaining popularity for on-premises establishments.  Bourbon and Italian liqueurs are also making a comeback.  Mixologists are putting a new spin on traditional cocktails while taking advantage of the … Continue reading

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Glass shape affects alcohol consumption

In an article called “Glass Shape Influences Consumption Rate for Alcohol Beverages” (PLOS ONE, August 17, 2012), Angela Attwood et.al.published the results of an experiment measuring whether the rate of consumption was affected by the shape of the glass. They … Continue reading

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