Bill to loosen home brewing restrictions passes first test

A bill that would allow home brewers and wine makers to participate in brewery contests has made it through the first legislative hurdle. Senate File 62 passed an introductory vote of 26-4 on Wednesday, and it will now be mulled over by the Revenue committee. See how everyone voted here . The bill, as currently drafted, allows for anyone to brew at home in limited quantities, and it creates provisions to allow liquor license holders to host brew competitions. For more background on the issue, and the bill's importance to the home brew scene, read this story on Oil City . photo h/t nerd patrol #buckrail #county10 #reboot #springcity #oilcity #dally #county17 #shortgo #news