Chometz? Who’s thinking about Chometz now? Pesach isn’t for another 4 months. For some Mashgichim like Rabbi Akiva Niehaus (Director of Kashrus Operations at the cRc and the Rabbinic Coordinator of the Liquor Industry at the cRc), it is a year-round worry. If the owner of a liquor company is Jewish, there can be some serious concerns in regard to aged liquor. Specifically, when it comes to bourbon, there are a surprising number of Jewish-owned distilleries.
See a comprehensive list here https://www.crcweb.org/liquor/AKO%20Whisky%20Alert%20with%20QA%20(Sep%202010).pdf
And the full liquor list from the cRc here https://consumer.crckosher.org/liquor/full-liquor-list/
View it in its entirety at https://www.kashrusawareness.com/post/risky-whiskey
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