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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #90 on: May 20, 2011, 12:55:43 AM »
I'm sorry? Did you say something? I see your lips flapping, and feel a breeze, but hear nothing.  ;D
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #91 on: May 20, 2011, 01:02:35 AM »
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #92 on: May 20, 2011, 01:06:59 AM »
Got four adults, in this household.  8)

Sorry Weaze, not gonna fly...

(b) The production of beer per household, without payment of tax, for personal or family use may not exceed:
(1) 200 gallons per calendar year if there are two or more adults residing in the household, or
(2) 100 gallons per calendar year if there is only one adult residing in the household.

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #93 on: May 20, 2011, 01:09:47 AM »
Nah, the neighborhood comes to me. (see OP  ;D )
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #94 on: May 20, 2011, 01:22:32 AM »
Nah, the neighborhood comes to me. (see OP  ;D )

That may be your loophole!  As long as each of your neighborhood households mooches 100 gallons off of you, you could be safe.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #95 on: May 20, 2011, 01:35:51 AM »
Punatic- I bet they (the Beer Gestapo) would love to audit your records on the Big Island.

I know I'll be on my wife's yearly allotment soon.

They?     Records?

"They" don't know about me.  I wear my tin foil hat and listen to Coast To Coast AM (C2C AM) while I brew...  ;D
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #96 on: May 20, 2011, 02:28:57 AM »
yeah, but who's counting? with all the whacky (dare I say insane) and restrictive liquor laws, they've still not funded any big-brother agency to come round & keep track of what you're brewing. and I damn well hope it stays that way.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #97 on: May 20, 2011, 05:33:22 AM »
They could just comb through the "what's brewing this weekend" posts and count gallons.  It's a good thing most of what we put there doesn't get brewed because we get too busy, plus we all over report how much we brew to make ourselves sound better.  The reality is none of us ever hit 20 gallons.  Seriously.  Ignore those cornies over there, those are from last year and the year before. ;)
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #98 on: May 20, 2011, 05:43:06 AM »
You guys are funny.  Wander on over to the home distiller forums and see what those guys talk about.  ALL of what they make is illegal, and yet no one has ever been hassled by da revenooers.

And, I'm listening to C2C AM as I write this.  Tonight's topic:  Area 51
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #99 on: May 20, 2011, 03:17:28 PM »
Got four adults, in this household.  8)

Now, if you and your relatives or friends lived in a duplex or a triple decker (since they are separate dwellings) you could double or triple the output. Learn to love thy neighbor - you could have a great block party!
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #100 on: May 20, 2011, 04:56:47 PM »
I'm happy to say I've never had this problem.  I actually had the opposite of this at the first party we had after the keg fridge was in place.  I went downstairs after the party to pick up and found a mason jar (the fridge is about 10 feet from the canning shelves) stuffed with 1's, 5's and 10's sitting on the fridge.  I didn't put it out.

I was a bit worried as several of my friends are cops or lawyers or judges and Federal officers of one type or another.  I later found out the buddy one of the cops brought along had set it out.  I thought I was going to hyperventilate when I found out the guy was ATF.  He told everyone "this stuff ain't cheap to make, kick in if you want more",

I don't think the authorities care unless you advertise.

Hopefully you can reach an accommodation with your buddies.

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #101 on: May 20, 2011, 06:47:32 PM »
Yup. Paul I bet that was a thrill of adrenaline! If you've never felt the cold clasp of the law then I'll tell you all the feeling of helplessness is extraordinary. I for one err on the side of caution these days.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #102 on: May 20, 2011, 06:49:37 PM »
So, if you don't brew your annual volume limit each year, do you get roll-over gallons?  If so, are they valid all the way back to 1978?   ???     ::).  ;D
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #103 on: May 20, 2011, 06:54:37 PM »
So, if you don't brew your annual volume limit each year, do you get roll-over gallons?  If so, are they valid all the way back to 1978?   ???     ::).  ;D

That would be nice. But I don't think so. What if you brew at someone else's house and ferment there? Does this count?
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #104 on: May 20, 2011, 06:59:36 PM »
Nice to find that huh Slowbrew!

Maybe we should be punished if we brew LESS than 200 gallons a year! ;D