News Ohio Sends Homebrewing Bill to Governor

Homebrewing falls into a bit of a grey area under Ohio law, so lawmakers have passed and sent a measure to Gov. Mike DeWine’s desk would clear the path for homebrewers and fermenters to host events showing off their latest batch.

The core of the proposal codifies the right to brew beer or ferment wine in Ohio without a liquor permit, so long as it’s for personal consumption or to share with friends and family. Federal law allows homebrewing, but because Ohio law is silent on the matter, it hasn’t always been clear what is and isn’t allowed.

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