Your wine, distilled spirit, or beer/malt beverage may require formula approval or laboratory sample analysis before you may apply for a Certificate of Label Approval, or COLA. We require formula approval most commonly when a product has added flavoring or coloring materials.
A formulas is a complete list of the ingredients used to make an alcohol beverage and a step-by-step description of how it's made. In some cases, we may also require laboratory analysis of the product
We've listed below some formula information by commodity. This is not a comprehensive list, so please be sure browse the information listed on the rest of this page, and visit our beer, wine, and distilled spirits home pages for more commodity-specific information about your product.