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Questions pertaining to the legality of using certain ingredients, methods or processes when homebrewing

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Can I sell my Homebrew in the UK

I often produce an excess of homebrew. Would it be legal to sell it in the UK, I would only be selling a maximum of 50 pints / year and my charge would really only cover the cost of the bottle. ...
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Ohio Laws on starting my brewery

I want to start a small brewey in my town in Ohio. Nothing huge to start. Does anyone have any advise for me as to equipment that I have to have or can I just use homebrewing equipment to start? ...
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Legalities of Selling my homebrew?

What are the steps needed to legally sell homebrew? I have an LLC and know how to setup the business/tax/etc on that side of things. I could do it under this or form a new one. I am just not certain ...
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Distillation legality

In California is it legal to build and operate a still for the distillation of homebrew?
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How do I legally sell my home brew in the UK? [closed]

I want to sell my home brew in the UK. I just make it at my flat, so I'm guessing I don't need a premises license? I sell it bottled and closed, so could I get away with simply having an "off-...
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Why is Homebrew Day the first Saturday in May?

The only reason I can find online seems to suggest that it is just because AHA said so. I seem to remember reading somewhere once that it was related to finally repealing parts of Prohibition that ...
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what are my legal obligations in owning a distillery [closed]

I am interested in distilling whiskey and vodka. Im not sure of what the legal ramifications are but I want to one) do it legally and two) do it economically. Is this possible and what are the average ...
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Can home brewer co-locate in a microbrewery? (Oregon)

A friend has a small brewery in Oregon with lots of extra space. I'd love to be able to do my tiny home brewing over there, as I have no room at home and he has room to spare. There's no desire or ...
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What is the legal status of Homebrewing where you live? [closed]

So, I am quite the nerd, and one of the things I nerd about is the law in general, and in particular the legal standing of specific things around the world, such as photography, copyright and ...
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Is a donation jar (for homebrew supplies) legal in the United States?

If a brewer were to keep a donation jar near his kegs (i.e. tip jar), would this be strictly legal in the United States? Sales of homebrew are prohibited, and this website states that requiring a ...
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Is homebrewing beer legal in Ontario Canada?

Is homebrewing beer legal in Ontario Canada? I have tried googling and cannot find the answer. Wikipedia says it's legal in most provinces, but not specific about Ontario. Also would it be legal for ...