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Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« on: March 15, 2013, 04:58:49 AM »
Mobile County prosecutor disciplined for homebrewing.

http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/03/mobile_county_prosecutor_disci.html
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2013, 05:13:51 AM »
Sucky deal in Alabama altogether. Not sure I would be tweeting about it though if I were in his position, but it seems like he got away with it for a while. Sucky deal I say!
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2013, 06:01:44 AM »
While I think that Alabama is stupid for keeping homebrewing illegal, it is also not very smart to tweet publicly about breaking laws.
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2013, 06:50:16 AM »
It is also illegal to make a mixed drink at home. :o  Glad I don't live there.

“It shall be unlawful for any person to … in any manner change the character or purity of alcoholic beverages from that as originally marketed by the manufacturer, except that a retail licensee on order from a customer may mix a chaser or other ingredients necessary to prepare a cocktail or mixed drink for on-premises consumption.”

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Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2013, 07:32:31 AM »
Yeah, some of the laws and backward thinking bull$&!t in Alabama laws is quite embarrassing for the state as a whole. But the homebrew law is on the cusp of going away. I think it's less than a year away.

OTOH There are a bunch of DUMB ASS politicians in Alabama so I would not be surprised if it took another 5 years. Be surprised if it took longer than that though. Stuff's changing fast down here. (Thank God!) In some ways our beer laws have progressed to the point where they are actually better than many parts of the country. Pennsylvania, for one.
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2013, 07:47:55 AM »
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2013, 08:58:30 AM »
Heard their homebrewing bill has been stalled too.
 
http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/03/homebrew_bill_derailed_by_acco.html
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2013, 09:11:34 AM »
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2013, 04:08:44 PM »
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Re: Homebrewing Snafu in Alabama
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2013, 12:52:28 PM »
oh jeez.......  i can't wait until i can retire and vote with my feet and get out of mississippi.   if i end up in florida, i might even drive around alabama to get there.
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