craft beer labeling regulations

What Regulatory Info is Mandatory for my Custom Beer Labels?

There are many requirements and protocols for labeling beer for sale.
(Note: If you're relabeling beer for a small event and not for resale, these requirements may not apply).
To view a full list of guides, resources and regulations, please visit the Tax and Trade Bureau's Beer Labeling web page.

Here is a basic list of the mandatory labeling requirements for beer labels. For full descriptions and information please refer to TTB: (Note: This list is not comprehensive and official requirements are subject to changes that may not be reflected in this list.)

  • 1. Brand Name
  • 2. Class and Type Designation
  • 3. Name and Address Net Contents
  • 4. Bottled/Packed by
  • 5. Brewed by
  • 6. Brewed and Bottled/Packed by
  • 7. Imported by (Sole Agent)
  • 8. Net Contents
  • 9. Alcohol Content
  • 10. FD&C Yellow #5 Disclosure
  • 11. Saccharin Disclosure
  • 12. Sulfite Declaration
  • 13. Aspartame Disclosure
  • 14. Health Warning Statement
  • 15. Country of Origin

Make sure you incorporate these mandatory elements into any beer label design that is designated for sale.

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