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Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« on: May 16, 2012, 10:13:01 AM »
Whoot! What a boon for craft beer, especially for local brewers. Looking forward to having Belgian bombers available in my area and making my beer available in 750 s! ;D
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2012, 10:31:51 AM »
They had a ban on 750's?
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2012, 10:46:59 AM »
Nothing over 16 oz. stupid, eh? You could buy wine in double wide or a gallon of ever clear but beer noore than 16 oz, and there was a special tax on anything over twelve oz.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2012, 10:54:44 AM »
I have never understood why our elected officials have to be involved in bottle sizes. I can remember when 8oz. stubbies had to be approved by state government. How ridiculous is that?

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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2012, 11:45:25 AM »
Congrats to Alabama Brewers!

That includes you Keith. :)
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2012, 11:54:37 AM »
Hard to believe that I now live in a place where many of the beer laws are more relaxed than where I came from (PA). PA has some seriously backward beer laws that need changed.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2012, 12:02:02 PM »
PA has some seriously backward beer laws that need changed.

Um...you could remove "beer" from that sentence -just sayin'....
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2012, 01:00:40 PM »
Now if they will just legalize home brewing.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2012, 01:07:59 PM »
Now if they will just legalize home brewing.

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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2012, 01:45:55 PM »
I have never understood why our elected officials have to be involved in bottle sizes. I can remember when 8oz. stubbies had to be approved by state government. How ridiculous is that?
I'll take a stab at why it might not be so ridiculous.  40s of malt liquor.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2012, 01:48:03 PM »
I have never understood why our elected officials have to be involved in bottle sizes. I can remember when 8oz. stubbies had to be approved by state government. How ridiculous is that?
I'll take a stab at why it might not be so ridiculous.  40s of malt liquor.

I should have the right to buy as much beer or other alcohol as I want without the government looking over my shoulder.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2012, 01:49:24 PM »
Belgian Bomber:

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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2012, 01:58:33 PM »
I should have the right to buy as much beer or other alcohol as I want without the government looking over my shoulder.

I feel the same way about the right to produce all alcoholic beverages on a hobby scale.
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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2012, 02:07:58 PM »
I have never understood why our elected officials have to be involved in bottle sizes. I can remember when 8oz. stubbies had to be approved by state government. How ridiculous is that?
I'll take a stab at why it might not be so ridiculous.  40s of malt liquor.

Okay, 1 large bottle, 8 stubbies, 4 regular size bottles, 3 pints. What difference does it make? It's still 40+ ounces of beer to be consumed.

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Re: Alabama passes gourmet bottle bill
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2012, 02:09:56 PM »
I should have the right to buy as much beer or other alcohol as I want without the government looking over my shoulder.

I feel the same way about the right to produce all alcoholic beverages on a hobby scale.

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I'll just say, I agree.

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