Alabama Beer Fans Rejoice!

By xerocube | March 22, 2007

For those of you supporting Free The Hops, you can rejoice in knowing that we are one step closer to setting them free. The
Alabama House Travel and Tourism Committee has passed a bill allowing for the sale of “gourmet” beers in Alabama along to the Alabama House.

The bill would raise alcohol limits from 6% to over double that amount, 14.9%. Also, it would remove the 16oz container restriction currently in place.

Let’s hear it for Alabama getting with the program along with 46 other states of the union.

House panel says yes to higher-alcohol beer

Topics: Food and Drink, Politics | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “Alabama Beer Fans Rejoice!”

Christian Says:
March 22nd, 2007 at 12:25 pm

I’ve always held that a trailer park isn’t a trailer park unless 40-ounces are readily available.

Ellis Live » Blog Archive » Free the Hops…Maybe? Says:
March 22nd, 2007 at 6:50 pm

[…] Adam is reporting that another bill has passed the Alabama House of Representatives to “Free the Hops”. If you don’t know about Free the Hops, the story is that Alabama has archaic beer laws dating back to prohibition and only allows beer under 6% and in under a 1 pint container to be sold. The end result of this is that 98 of the top 100 beers in the world are not available in Alabama. Free the Hops works to repeal those laws. Here’s the latest. […]