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Labelling requirements for alcoholic beverages
Product specific information for gin

Age claims for gin

Claims regarding the age of gin are prohibited with the exception that gin that has been held in suitable containers may bear a label declaration to that effect [B.02.043, FDR].

See also Age claims for general information, including on foreign certificates of age and authenticity.

Use of the term "dry" for gin

Gin may be labelled or advertised as "Dry Gin" or "London Dry Gin" if sweetening agents have not been added [B.02.041(c), FDR]. The standard for "Gin" provides for the addition of a sweetening agent [B.02.041(b)(ii), FDR].

See also Use of the term "dry" for general information on dry claims for all alcoholic beverages.

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