Gov. Bentley Signs Law Making Home Brewing Legal

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By Alabama News Network

Alabama's governor has signed legislation making home brewing legal.

 

Alabama had been the only state banning the home brewing of beer and wine, but the Legislature passed a bill Tuesday. A spokeswoman for Gov. Robert Bentley says he signed the bill Thursday. The new law takes effect immediately.

 

The American Homebrewers Association estimates there are 5,000 home brewers in Alabama, even though the practice has been illegal.

 

The new law allows them to make 15 gallons of beer or wine every three months. It cannot be sold.

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