You’ve perfected your recipe, bottled your beer, and now it’s time to slap labels on the bottles. Before creating your labels, you’ll need to know the Washington State beer labeling requirements . Below are the basic guidelines you should have in mind as you begin brainstorming labels for your brew.
Washington’s Rules Versus the Federal Labeling Requirements
If you comply with the federal labeling requirements under the TTB regulations, you will comply with most of Washington’s labeling requirements. However, Washington’s Liquor Control Board (LCB) has put in place a few extra regulations to be aware of.
You must obtain a federally-approved label, or a Certificate of Label Approval (COLA), before you are allowed to sell your beer in Washington. You must submit a copy of…