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§30.71 Optional method for determination of proof for spirits containing solids of 400 milligrams or less per 100 milliliters.
The proof of spirits shall be determined to the nearest tenth degree which shall be the proof used in determining the proof gallons and all fractional parts thereof to the nearest tenth proof gallon. The proof of spirits containing solids of 400 milligrams or less per 100 milliliters shall be determined by the use of a hydrometer and a thermometer in accordance with the provisions of §30.23. However, notwithstanding the provisions of §30.31, the proprietor may, at his option, add to the proof so determined the obscuration determined as prescribed in §30.32.
(Sec. 201, Pub. L. 85-859, 72 Stat. 1358, as amended, 1362, as amended (26 U.S.C. 5211))