A New Rule
We were talking about alcohol ingredients last night. Should we find the source of all ingredients in every beverage?
In a bottle of beer, even one made in Ohio, there could be hops from England or spices from the Carribean. Manufacturers don't often publish the source of their ingredients. Unfortunately some might not even know this information.
The principle of All American Alcohol is to reduce transportation impact and highlight local breweries and distilleries. Therefore, as much as possible, we will not drink alcohol with known foreign ingredients. This means no Fuggles hops (usually imported from England) and only domestic juniper berries for homemade gin.
Here's to the challenge!