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Stills in Florida

Postby ClintDowns » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:51 pm

I have read a lot in here and everything that I have found was a couple years old. I have tried to look on the TTB.com website and the Florida statutes and I have came up empty. I am military so I move around. Where I was previously, it was ok to own one. Does anyone know if it is "Legal to even own a still in Florida".

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Re: Stills in Florida

Postby varocketry » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:19 pm

Clint:

It is not legal to possess an aparatus (still) capable of distilling alcohol in FLA under state or federal law, without a federal permit and state commercial distillling license.

For more specific news you might check the site http://www.hobbydistillersassociation.o ... s-by-state

oops - that link appears to be not working now. I've emailed the owner.
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Re: Stills in Florida

Postby ClintDowns » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:24 pm

That is just bullshit. They need to hurry up and legalize.
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Re: Stills in Florida

Postby Rng4 » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:50 pm

It's a felony to be in possession of a still or still parts in Florida as well as possession of "mash" or "wash".
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Re: Stills in Florida

Postby Bushman » Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:08 am

ClintDowns wrote:That is just bullshit. They need to hurry up and legalize.

There is a strong push for changing the laws throughout the US at the Federal level and we have made headway but educating those that vote on laws has been a slow process.
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Re: Stills in Florida

Postby muscashine » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:43 pm

Rng4 wrote:It's a felony to be in possession of a still or still parts in Florida as well as possession of "mash" or "wash".


Same in my state. You can't have mash, but you can make beer and wine. I guess they decide if you're legal or not based on if they find a still...
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