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Mississippi beer law is closer to being amended

I’ve been loosely following along with the Raise Your Pints campaign in Mississippi, whose goals are to legalize homebrewing and to amend their state’s beer laws to raise the allowable alcohol content from 5% by weight to 8% by weight (6.25% to 10% by volume), since being introduced to it at last year’s Beer Bloggers Conference, and this week they’ve had excellent news to report: House Bill 1422, which is the raising of the alcohol … Continue reading →

Mississippi’s second brewery

One of my favorite sessions at last summer’s Beer Bloggers Conference was the one about beer laws, and in particular Craig Hendry’s work in Mississippi with Raise Your Pints, an organization whose goal is to get the state Mississippi to raise the alcohol limit on beer and to legalize homebrewing. A surprising takeaway from that was the fact that Mississippi only has one production brewery, and one brewpub, in the entire state. Word hit this … Continue reading →