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Old 07-21-2006, 10:22 AM   #1
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I'm going to be flying across the country soon and wanted to take some of my homebrew with me. I was wondering if one can bring beer onto a plane. And also if this could somehow ruin the beer, although I don't see why it would. Anyways, anyone with some experience with that?
woops, i meant to put this onto the general discussion forum, not general technique, oh well, hope no one minds

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Old 07-21-2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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From what I've heard, it's not a problem. As long as you're not bringing a massive amount, anyway.
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Old 07-21-2006, 04:22 PM   #3
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Carrying it may or may not be OK. You are not allowed to consume anything alcoholic drinks you bring onto a plane, so be prepared to explain that you are simply transporting it and won't open it.
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I've flown with beer several times. No problem. Just make sure you carry it on and pad it well. Package it in a six pack box and that's usually fine; I once had a few loose beers in a bag and the caps rubbed against something and one came loose...my clothes were soaked!

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I've done it lots. Just tell them they're gifts and you know you aren't supposed to open them on board and smile at them.

But don't do this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1VmG...drunk%20police
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Old 07-22-2006, 12:04 AM   #6
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