It'll never happen.... You'll get strangled in red tape, and IF you survive that the tax man will finish you off.
It wouldn't appear that you've ever started your own business... If it were easy, everyone would not only do it, but would be good at it.
for that matter there is plenty variety of quality beers at any good store. why spend more to get someone's iffy home brew.
A valid point - but what about the charm of discovering a delicious brew that isn't just the same old beer that anyone can buy at a liquor store, for instance?
Cody, I see plenty of problems with your business plan... you know - the brief 2-3 sentences that you hinted at for us.
That being said, I know first-hand how powerful and successful your own business can be. My first business ideas were... let's say "less than spectacular."
The nature of shipping dense & fragile items could be cost-prohibitive indeed, so perhaps the exact idea you're thinking of might need some tweaks. If it's like any business plan, it will!
I'd start calling the ATF and asking questions - if you need numbers for a variety of agencies, I would happy to help you out or point you in the right direction. I'd love to hear what you find out, because I'm curious myself. Props for thinking of creative things. Even if none of them work out