Didn’t take long to find something goofier than the fact that Abita can’t sell its beer brewed to raise funds for oil spill relief in two of the states most damaged by BP’s negligence.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has made a decision that seems just about as anti-homebrewing as it can be in a state that until this week seemed to be the most small-batch beer friendly one in the country.
Lisa Morrison and Jeff Alworth have the details about how the OLCC ruling shutdown the homebrew competition for the Oregon State Fair. Among other things. Like homebrewers not being allowed to bring homebrew to homebrew meetings.