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Advocating for Standard Alcohol Drink Labels

Ever thought of a standard alcohol drink label? Probably not, but here’s why you might think they’d be a good idea. We’ll start with the new can in town. It’s a 12-ounce can of 3-year old Blended Scotch Whisky from Scottish Spirits Imports, Inc.  Each non-re-sealable, 12-ounce can (which looks exactly like a 12-ounce beerContinue Reading

Alcohol By Volume (ABV or ALC. BY VOL.) and “Proof” Explained

Alcohol By Volume (ABV) can be very difficult to determine. (Another term you often here related to ABV is “proof.”) But it’s an important concept to understand in order to stay in control of one’s drinking. Why? One of the most common reasons people find themselves inadvertently drinking more than they’d intended is the confusionContinue Reading