ADI Certified Veteran Distillery

There are two types of certification for veteran distilleries: Certified Veteran Owned and Certified Veteran Founded. A distillery may be both.

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Definitions

1. Certified Veteran Owned Distillery

A. Ownership

51% of the ownership must be a veteran (following the federal guidelines) .

B. Code of Ethics

As a veteran distillers group member we pledge that we will do our utmost to abide by the following code of conduct:

 Ethic
1. We operate in an honest, transparent and non-deceptive fashion.
2.We inform consumers truthfully and accurately about the sources and methods used to make our spirits through our labels, materials, and communications.
3.We expect fair dealing and respect amongst members.
4.We obey all federal, state and local laws
5.We commit to not mispresent our military service or veteran status .
Click here to submit the code of ethics.Click here for questionnaire

Click here to submit the code of ethics.

C. Veteran Status

(ADI will ask for the veteran to provide, and will not keep the record):

 Identification
A.State Driver’s License (Real ID) with Veteran Certification
B.Military ID
C.Retired Military ID d. DD214 + proof of identity
D.Discharge Certificate + proof of identity
E.Retirement Certificate + proof of identity
F.VA Issued ID Card

Upon written, application a member of the ADI who is denied Veteran Distillery status, may request reconsideration from the ADI Veteran Group. The applicant may submit written materials in support of his/her application.

 

2. Certified Veteran Founded

A. Ownership

If one of the founders of the distillery is a veteran .

B. Code of Ethics

As a veteran distillers group member we pledge that we will do our utmost to abide by the following code of conduct:

 Ethic
1. We operate in an honest, transparent and non-deceptive fashion.
2.We inform consumers truthfully and accurately about the sources and methods used to make our spirits through our labels, materials, and communications.
3.We expect fair dealing and respect amongst members.
4.We obey all federal, state and local laws
5.We commit to not mispresent our military service or veteran status .
Click here to submit the code of ethics.Click here for questionnaire

Click here to submit the code of ethics.

C. Veteran Status

(ADI will ask for the veteran to provide, and will not keep the record):

 Identification
A.State Driver’s License (Real ID) with Veteran Certification
B.Military ID
C.Retired Military ID d. DD214 + proof of identity
D.Discharge Certificate + proof of identity
E.Retirement Certificate + proof of identity
F.VA Issued ID Card

Upon written, application a member of the ADI who is denied Veteran Distillery status, may request reconsideration from the ADI Veteran Group. The applicant may submit written materials in support of his/her application.

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