Originally Posted by chessking
Paying a deposit and keeping the keg is stealing. The deposit is an incentive to return the keg.
We've been over this countless times here. This is not true as a blanket statement. I know for a 100% fact that it is perfectly legal to keep a keg in NYS for the deposit price. As a matter of fact, my local distributor just started selling kegs to homebrewers for $30.