New York maximum ABV changed?

Quick question. Has anyone heard about any recent changes to NY liquor laws? A friend just tried to re-order absinthe from Germany but was turned away this time because the bottle was 72%. They said something about not being able to send anything over 70% to him any more.

Did I miss something?

It might be an air cargo flammability issue rather than an NY issue. Liquids above 70% alcohol are classified differently; the TSA doesn’t allow them in baggage, and the FAA treats them differently for cargo. I don’t know if that’s a recent change or not.

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