Shipping & Refund & Return Policy


Non-California residents are responsible for determining if their state or county laws allow alcohol/spirit products to be shipped into their state or county. Each state or county has their own alcohol laws and regulations related to these products. Please check with your appropriate agencies. Each individual accepts full responsibility for their state verification.  

We do not ship to the following states: UT, TN, AK & HI

All purchases must be made by individuals age 21 and older. Delivery carrier will require proof of age, and a signature is required for all deliveries. Only persons age 21 and older can accept delivery. (hereinafter the “Website” or “Site”) is an online store owned and operated by The Barrel Tap, a California Company (hereinafter “The Barrel Tap”). All prices are subject to change without any notice. The Barrel Tap is not responsible for typographical errors and reserves the right to change incorrect pricing at its sole and absolute discretion.  The Barrel Tap reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to revise these terms and conditions at any time.  Your continued and ongoing use of the Website following any such changes acknowledges your acceptance of those changes and their applicability to you.  If you do not agree with these terms and conditions of use, please do not use this Website. In the event you breach any of these terms and conditions of use, and if you are not over the age of 21, your right to use this Website shall automatically terminate.

This Shipping & Refund Policy (“Shipping & Refund & Return Policy”) shall be read in conjunction with the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy that can all be found at

  • THE BARREL TAP DOES NOT OFFER ANY REFUNDS OR RETURNS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. If we decide to make an exception, a twenty-five percent (25%) restocking fee will be deducted from your refund. Shipping costs will not be refunded. If the product in question was initially shipped free of charge due to any promotions, we will deduct forty dollars ($40.00) from the refund for shipping and handling.
  • Failed Delivery Attempts. If you fail to receive your order after the allocated number of attempts of delivery under the shipping agency’s policies, and the product is sent back to THE BARREL TAP, a twenty-five percent (25%) restocking fee will be deducted from your refund. Shipping costs will not be refunded. If the product in question was initially shipped free of charge due to any promotions, we will deduct forty dollars ($40.00) from the refund for shipping and handling. If the package is returned to Whiskey Caviar damaged because of failed delivery attempts or refusal of delivery, you are responsible for the full cost of the order.
  • Exchanges and Store Credit. Exchanges and Store Credit are determined on a case-by-case basis, but are limited to the following scenarios:
    1. Damaged Product. If your product was received significantly damaged, you may be eligible for an identical replacement if the product is in stock and you have purchased shipping protection insurance at the time of checkout. In the event that the product is no longer in stock, you may be eligible for store credit in the amount of the purchase price of the damaged item, including shipping costs.
    2. Incorrect Orders. If the product you received does not match the product on the receipt of your order, we will ship you the correct item that matches your receipt upon receiving the incorrect item back via a Whiskey Caviar provided return label. If the item is no longer in stock, we will issue you store credit in the amount of the purchase price of the incorrect item.
  • All sales are final. If you need to cancel an order that has not yet been packaged or shipped a refund may be issued at our discretion and a ten percent (10%) fee will be applied.

Purchase of Alcoholic Beverages: By placing your order, you have represented to The Barrel Tap that you are at least 21 years old and are giving 100% consent to The Barrel Tap to charge your credit card for the total amount of your order. 

  1. You represent to The Barrel Tap that all items purchased on the Site are for personal consumption and not for resale. You will be charged sales tax, if any, as may be assessed by your State for the sale of alcoholic beverages; otherwise California sales tax will be assessed on the sale as California charges sales tax for anything sold in this State. You will also be responsible for any local taxes imposed by your State, if any. 

Title to Goods:  Laws concerning the sale and shipping of alcoholic beverages are complex and vary from State to State. Accordingly, you will be the legal owner of the goods when your funds have been processed and received, and all or any holds have been cleared.  Title to all alcoholic beverages purchased on this Site pass to you in the State of California when the goods are picked up by the common carrier.

Shipping Laws: You are responsible for abiding by all State and local laws, rules, and regulations of your State pertaining to the receipt of alcoholic beverages from out of state.  You additionally represent you have obtained any required permission, paid any required fees, are working through properly licensed intermediaries where required, and are legally entitled to take possession of the alcoholic beverages.  You further represent you are legally entitled to take possession of the quantities ordered, and that you and the person accepting delivery of the alcoholic beverages are at least 21 years of age. 

  1. By making a purchase on our website, you are asking us to appoint a common carrier and arrange for transportation on your behalf for the delivery of alcoholic beverages and any other purchased merchandise to you.  By making use of this service from The Barrel Tap, you are representing you are acting in agreement with your local and State laws regarding the purchase, transportation, and delivery of alcoholic beverages. Accordingly, we make no representations or warranties concerning the legal requirements of shipping alcoholic beverages to your State; our Website merely provides a list of those States where common carriers have indicated their willingness to deliver alcohol.  As such, you understand and acknowledge you are accountable and liable for compliance with all laws concerning such shipments to your State, and you further agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Barrel Tap, its agents, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, from any and all claims, demands, damages, liability whatsoever, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, arising out of the shipment of alcoholic beverages to your State, including any and all claims that such shipment may violate any federal, state, or local regulation pertaining to the sale and shipment of alcoholic beverages. 

Change in Shipping Laws: Following the placement of any order, and prior to the goods being shipped, in the event the laws of your State change so as to make it illegal for you to import alcoholic beverages into your State, you may return the order for a full refund, provided however, you have submitted proof to The Barrel Tap, and its counsel, of regulations pertaining to such law changes.  All returns must be made in accordance with California law and returns across state lines are not permitted. Once an order has shipped, title to the goods has passed to you in accordance with the terms and conditions stated herein and no refund can be issued.

Shipment Processing, Costs and Delivery: Our products are shipped from California. Once an order is placed and processed by The Barrel Tap, a tracking number will be provided to the customer. Shipping charges are calculated based on weight, destination, delivery method, & the adult-signature requirement.

  1. Please allow 1-2 Business days for an average order to ship. The Barrel Tap will make every effort to ship out your orders same day if order is placed before 11:00 am Pacific Standard time (Monday-Friday)
  1. Orders placed on Saturday and Sunday will be processed and shipped on the following Monday.  
  1. All products delivered must be signed by an adult over the age of 21.  Deliveries will not be left at any address or with any individual without such signature.  You are responsible for checking your order immediately upon delivery. Items must be reported as missing or incorrect within three (3) business days from the date of delivery.  
  1. It is recommended to send your orders to a business address to prevent missed deliveries.
  1. In the event an incorrect item was shipped, you must submit a photo of the sealed bottle along with your receipt or order number in an email to
  1. If you fail to receive your order after the allocated number of attempts of delivery under the shipping agency’s policies, and the product is sent back to The Barrel Tap, a twenty-five percent (25%) restocking fee will be deducted from your refund. Shipping costs will not be refunded.

Damaged Product: While The Barrel Tap takes every precaution to ensure your order is packaged properly and arrives safely. All orders are shipped in durable boxes and packaged with layers of foam cushioning to protect the bottles.  Orders that include original packaging from the manufacturer or contain non-conventional shaped bottles may be packed differently, but securely in The Barrel Tap’s sound business judgment. During times of extreme weather conditions, you are responsible for notifying The Barrel Tap of any special request to hold and postpone your order. 

Limitation of Liability: The Barrel Tap will not be liable under any legal theory, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, or otherwise, for any incidental, consequential, indirect, special, or punitive damages arising out of your access to or use of the Website, regardless of whether The Barrel Tap has been advised of the possibility of any such damages. THE BARREL TAP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AT ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST THE BARREL TAP IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITE AND DAMAGES AGAINST THE BARREL TAP SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE DOLLAR VALUE OF THE ORDER PLACED BY YOU.

Disclaimer of Warranties: Every effort has been made to maintain the accuracy of this Website.  However, inadvertent factual or typographical errors may exist. The Barrel Tap expressly disclaims all liability for any such errors or omissions in any of the information contained on this Website. Accordingly, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the information contained herein is provided “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for intended use.

Force Majeure: We will not be deemed to be in default of or to have breached any provision herein as a result of any delay, failure in performance or interruption of service, resulting from acts of God, acts of civil or military authorities, civil disturbances, wars, strikes or other labor disputes, fires or other catastrophes or occurrences which are beyond The Barrel Tap’s reasonable control. 

Legal: If any of these terms and conditions (or any portion thereof) or the application of any such provision (or any portion thereof) to any person or circumstance shall be held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision hereof (or the remaining portion thereof) or the application of such provision to any other persons or circumstances, and the parties shall endeavor to fulfill the intent of the severed provision to the extent permitted by law.