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Old 04-22-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
Apr 2012
Philadelphia, Pa
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If I were to start a nano-brewery would I be able to brew within my house? Or would I need to rent a small facility to brew in? I live in Philadelphia so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it.


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Old 04-23-2012, 12:24 AM   #2
Dec 2011
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You have to brew in a separate building. Some have gotten away with attached garages but it probably depends on the person/s you're dealing with. You also will probably need to do some minor construction to get the right plumbing and ventilation. It's a huge pain because you need to have your space ready months before you get inspected and can actually start brewing.
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:34 AM   #3
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Do a search for nanobrewing...lots of info out there. Good Luck!!
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:38 AM   #4
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Yeah, Pennsylvania probably has some strange laws/requirements too, what with the "beer distributor" requirements and state run liquor stores.
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