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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2011, 12:16:54 PM »
A big thanks to WAHA for their advice, Tom!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #31 on: March 16, 2011, 12:17:11 PM »
This is fabulous news Denny!  8)

Congrats to OR homebrewers!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #32 on: March 16, 2011, 12:26:30 PM »
One legislator read a poem he'd written about homebrew.  Another one broke the law and brought a bottle of homebrew to toast with!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #33 on: March 16, 2011, 12:30:53 PM »
One legislator read a poem he'd written about homebrew.  Another one broke the law and brought a bottle of homebrew to toast with!
Awesome!  When we got our bill signed the Governor wanted to know why we hadn't brought her any homebrew.  We explained that would have been illegal . . . and then she said "so if someone in the office brought in homemade wine as gifts?" and she glanced at a guy in the corner who had a grin on his face.  :)

Glad we could help.  I was talking to an OR guy this weekend, the bill has an emergency clause so it takes effect right away, right?  Good news for the NHC First Round. :)

He also said it was so liberal you can sell your homebrew if you "need to", and everyone in OR is going to be required to have homebrewing gear in case of emergency. ;D
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #34 on: March 16, 2011, 12:45:33 PM »
Glad we could help.  I was talking to an OR guy this weekend, the bill has an emergency clause so it takes effect right away, right?  Good news for the NHC First Round. :)

Yep, it's an emergency!

He also said it was so liberal you can sell your homebrew if you "need to"

I hope he was joking....that particular issue was tough enough to reassure legislators about.
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2011, 01:43:32 PM »
Good news and great work Denny!  Congratulations!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #36 on: March 16, 2011, 11:12:43 PM »
He also said it was so liberal you can sell your homebrew if you "need to"

I hope he was joking....that particular issue was tough enough to reassure legislators about.
;D  Clearly he was joking.
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2011, 07:16:51 AM »
I'd like to recognize Greg Bolt, Chris Hummert, Ted Hausotter, and Denny Conn who created the Oregon Home Brewers Alliance and spearheaded the OHBA's effort to get the Oregon homebrew law changed.  I've been truly impressed by their tireless efforts dedicated to pushing Senate Bill 444 through the legislature.  It's been a real honor for me to work with these guys on this campaign.

Up next: Alabama should have a bill to legalize homebrewing filed in the very near future.  I am optimistic about that bill's chances for success this year.   
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #38 on: March 17, 2011, 08:08:45 AM »
We need a "blush" emoticon!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #39 on: March 17, 2011, 10:15:18 AM »
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #40 on: March 17, 2011, 11:00:39 AM »
Thanks for your hard work Denny. Cheers

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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2011, 01:03:00 PM »
Denny, good work.  Glad to see it is done, well except for the last signature.  Do you get a pen from the signing?

Seriously, this shows that the system can be made to work.  Glad to see the OR homebrewers can enter the Nationals.

I had best go keg those beers I brewed for the Nationals.
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #42 on: March 22, 2011, 08:13:07 AM »
We have a signing ceremony with the gov on Mon. afternoon.  He even sent along his preferences for after signing libations!
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #43 on: March 22, 2011, 08:15:50 AM »
Here's my question. If the governor asked you for a wheat beer to celebrate, what would you do?
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Re: OR Homebrew law ALERT!
« Reply #44 on: March 22, 2011, 08:20:26 AM »
We have a signing ceremony with the gov on Mon. afternoon.  He even sent along his preferences for after signing libations!

That's really cool!

You should give him a sample of your Rye IPA...or your VBIP.  :)
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