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Old 01-02-2011, 10:10 PM   #1
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Default quick question on legality

iv come across a few things about how much homebrew you are allowed to brew at home. iv hear 100gal and 200gal amounts. is this dependent on state or just a federal restriction? if its on state, does anyone know how much it is for NY?

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Old 01-02-2011, 10:21 PM   #2
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it's 100 gallon per adult person, so if you're married that gives you 200 gallons

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ah, ok...

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Old 01-02-2011, 10:25 PM   #4
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it's 100 gallon per adult person, so if you're married that gives you 200 gallons
that just doesn't seem like enough
especially if your married
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Old 01-02-2011, 10:29 PM   #5
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NY is one of the states in which homebrew is legal "by omission". We have nothing which restricts or specifically allows homebrewing of beer, so we fall under the Federal Law only.

Let me just say that an authoritative, law enforcement body looked deep into my homebrewing in '06 and didn't take any action, so I can guarantee that we are safe in NY.

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Old 01-02-2011, 10:36 PM   #6
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that just doesn't seem like enough
especially if your married
lol, there's not enough beer in the world sometimes to deal with the swmbo. like the hank williams III lyrics go "my drinking problem left today, she packed up all her bags and moved away"
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only real thing about that limit, is who and how would they ever really be able to tell? Your not gonna keep 200 gallons of beer sitting around for an entire year thats for sure. So unless you have some official coming to your house every time you brew and checking what you are brewing, I really wouldn't worry too much about it

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in florida it's 100 gal per person living under the roof above drinking age. That put me at 400 GAL a year!! BOWW CHCA WOW WOW)

I only did like 75 gal in 2010....I am shooting for 120+ gal this year...

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only real thing about that limit, is who and how would they ever really be able to tell? Your not gonna keep 200 gallons of beer sitting around for an entire year thats for sure. So unless you have some official coming to your house every time you brew and checking what you are brewing, I really wouldn't worry too much about it
Or unless you keep records (a brew log). I can't see NOT keeping some sort of log.
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in florida it's 100 gal per person living under the roof above drinking age. That put me at 400 GAL a year!! BOWW CHCA WOW WOW)

I only did like 75 gal in 2010....I am shooting for 120+ gal this year...
I've read that at least in California it is 100 gallons per of age adult living under the roof with a maximum of 200 gallons per household.


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Or unless you keep records (a brew log). I can't see NOT keeping some sort of log.
I think they just compare your current beer gut to pictures from NYE.
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