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Ruling 54-439

Rev Ruling 54-439

Fruit Flavored Brandies

Neutral fruit residue brandy may be used in the production of fruit flavored brandies. Such neutral residue brandy is held to be in the same category as other neutral insofar as its use in the manufacture of flavored brandies is concerned. The labels covering flavored brandies so made need not indicate that neutral fruit residue brandy has been used if no reference is made on the labels, other than in the designation, to the distilled spirits used. The finished products should be designated merely as "Brandy" preceded by the kind of fruit flavor employed (i.e., Cherry Flavored Brandy, Blackberry Flavored Brandy, etc.)

27 U.S.C. 205; 27 CFR 5.21


Last updated: May 2, 2024