Sample Policy & FTC Disclosure

In accordance with FTC guidelines this page outlines Thirsty South’s approach to samples and advertising/sponsorship revenue:

Thirsty South aims to highlight establishments and products that we deem excellent and worthy of our readers’ consideration. We do NOT receive compensation for our reviews, recommendations or features. If we have received a sample of a product that is featured, or any type of related complimentary goods or services, we will clearly indicate as such in the relevant review or feature. Thirsty South will accept for consideration samples of wine, beer, liquor or coffee related products, but explicitly does not guarantee any coverage on our website in exchange.

Any advertisements or sponsorships seen on Thirsty South will be clearly marked as such and separate from editorial content.

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