Posts about government-regulations

02/5/2020 | Shawn Patrick posted in Marketing, Packaging, Advertising, Government Regulations

Labeling: The Outside Is What Sells The Inside

Appearances matter, even for craft spirits. While a distillery's success ultimately relies on its product, something still needs to get customers to buy a bottle and give it a chance. That something is often the label. 

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04/15/2019 | Shawn Patrick posted in Marketing, Distillery, Government Regulations, TTB

5 Tips to Solving Your Craft Distillery’s Biggest Problems

When it comes to dealing with government regulation, firearms and firewater catch the heat. So here’s to craft distilleries and some of the biggest hurdles hopeful hooch makers have to overcome. This industry is definitely not for the lightweight.

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04/9/2018 | Shawn Patrick posted in Distillery Software, Government Regulations, Inventory

Hooch Apps

Everyone has a smartphone, whether they like it or not, and businesses taking advantage of this new fixture of life is nothing new. I’m not just talking about Facebook taking all your data and doing unspeakable horrors to it either. I remember seeing a trucker struggling with an iPhone a few years back, and after striking up a conversation with him, I came to learn it wasn’t his.

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01/9/2018 | Shawn Patrick posted in Distillery Software, Government Regulations, Excise Tax, Inventory, TTB Reporting, TTB Audit, Inventory Records

Simplify Year End Paperwork

In all honesty, the thing that your distillery relies on the most, aside from the actual liquor it makes and the people who make it, is records. Nothing else you do will matter if all the proper paperwork and documents made for every step in the distilling process aren't in order and 100% accurate.

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11/15/2017 | Shawn Patrick posted in Barrel Management, Distillery Software, Government Regulations, DSP Transfers

5 Ways Distillery Software Simplifies Running a Craft Distillery

Running a distillery is hard work and it isn’t just in the physical labor side of things we are talking about here. Distillery software simplifies paperwork-based tasks and works behind the scenes to make the whole production and business run like a well oiled machine. Literally.

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