Originally Posted by knifey_spoony
Well, I am a lawyer, and I can tell you there's nothing illegal about trading beer!
If it involves shipping across State Lines, that probably is not a correct blanket statement.
PTE cannot be had (legally) at retail in Pittsburgh. It can in Philly.
Depending on the laws in your State, you may be able to order beer online (you can in most states). For stuff that is available somewhere, like Pliny, this is the easiest way to go. Save trading for the truly rare stuff.