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Plainfield Beer Fest First To Feature Home Brew Under New State Law

The Midwest Brewers Fest in Plainfield this Saturday will be the first event at which, under a recent change in Illinois law, homebrewers will be allowed to offer samples of their beers.

08/23/2013

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Restrictions On Distribution Frustrate Home Beer Brewers

Brewing beer at home is perfectly legal, but state officials are issuing a reminder that offering homebrew at a public event is not.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012