Archive for the 'Homebrewing' Category

Samuel Adams picks LongShot winners

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Homebrewers from Georgia and Illinois were the big winners in Samuel Adams annual LongShot American Homebrew Contest – which this year focused only for beers that would be entered in Category 23 of a sanctioned homebrew competition. Georgia resident Richard Roper (right) with Friar Hop Ale and Rodney Kibzey (left) of Illinois with Blackened Hops […]

Louisiana homebrewers work for legalization

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Now that Oklahoma has legalized homebrewing the attention turns to Louisiana. The American Homebrewers Association is working with a group of homebrewers in Louisiana to legalize the serving of home brew in licensed establishments for homebrew events. Here’s the call to action: House Bill 1484, which is an improved substitute for a previously filed homebrew […]

Oklahoma governor signs homebrewing bill

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry has signed into law legislation that makes homebrewing beer legal in the state. House Bill 2348 officially legalized the home production of beer for personal use in Oklahoma. Home production of wine and cider for personal use was already legal in Oklahoma. The passage of HB 2348 leaves Alabama and Mississippi […]

The accidental brewery

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Making beer at home is one thing. Selling it is another. The British government has told a Hampshire man he must now pay duty, keep better records and undergo a background check for a license to sell his beer. The Metro reports it began when Robert Shields, who brews 100 pints (or 12.5 gallons) a […]

Dream double for homebrewer Ben Miller

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Homebrewer Ben Miller (center) thought he was having a pretty good day Saturday when he found out his beer was one of three big winners in Samuel Adams LongShot homebrew contests. But it was about to get better. Little more than two hours after the New Mexico homebrewer closed his eyes and sighed when he […]

I Am A Hombrewer

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

If you liked Greg Koch’s video I Am A Craft Brewer from April, you’re going to love this one about homebrewers, too.

Washington homebrewers can use our help

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Support Your Local Brewery has issued an E-Action Alert for Washington, to help legalize homebrewing. There’s the news: The American Homebrewers Association has been working with the Washington Homebrewers Association (WAHA) to modify Washington’s regulations (RCW 66.28.140), which currently prohibit transportation or sharing of homemade beer and wine outside of the house of production, with […]