Exempt Ingredients Determined to be Traditional Under TTB Ruling 2014-4

Fruits (whole fruits, fruit juices, fruit puree, or fruit concentrate)

·apples

·lemons

·oranges

·apricots

·blackberries

·peaches

·blueberries

·pumpkins

·cherries

·raspberries

·cranberries

·strawberries

·juniper berries

Spices

·allspice

·coriander

·anise

·ginger

·pepper/peppercorns

·nutmeg

·cardamom

·citrus peel or zest

·cinnamon

·star anise

·clove

·vanilla (whole bean)

·cocoa (powder or nibs)

Other Exempted Ingredients

·brown sugar

·honey

·candy sugar

·maple sugar/syrup

·chili peppers

·molasses/blackstrap molasses

·chocolate

·lactose

·coffee (coffee beans or coffee grounds)

Note: Brewers use brown sugar, candy sugar, maple sugar/syrup or molasses/blackstrap molasses in the fermentation of a malt beverage, the designation is not required to refer to these ingredients. Instead, the malt beverage may be labeled as a “beer” or an “ale” and so forth.

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