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Florida Craft Distilleries—Huffington Post

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Florida Craft Distilleries Now Allowed To Sell Directly To Public—Huffington Post

A leftover from Prohibition is finally ending in Florida, only 80 years after the Repeal. Rick Scott just signed HB 347, granting the state’s craft distilleries the right to sell locally made vodka, rum, and whiskey to the public directly. The catch is that the law sets the maximum at two bottles a year per customer, a large decrease from the 24-bottle-limit outlined in the original version of the bill. ”For us, the most exciting part of this is that we can now complete the customer experience,” Philip McDaniel, chairman of the Florida Craft Distillers Guild and owner of the soon-to-open St. Augustine Distillery, wrote in a release. Read More…