Homebrewers Unite!

from California legislature:

(see also archived video from legislative hearing)

Amended  IN  Assembly  March 28, 2014
Assembly Bill     No. 2609
Introduced by Assembly Member Nestande
February 21, 2014

An act to amend Section 23356.2 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to alcoholic beverages.


AB 2609, as amended, Nestande. Home brewers and home winemakers. Continue reading

Lake Casitas Homebrew Fest In Danger (updated)!

I’m updating this with new info … see this link…


and this facebook page gives some good info…


Their main website is…


-High Gravity Bob

“I once said cynically of a politician, ‘He’ll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.’”
Oscar Levant


“Some quality there is in the whole Gulf that trips a trigger of recognition so that in fantastic and exotic scenery one finds oneself nodding and saying inwardly, ‘Yes, I know.’ Trying to remember the Gulf is like trying to re-create a dream. This is by no means a sentimental thing, it has little to do with beauty or even conscious liking. But the Gulf does draw one, and we have talked to rich men who own boats, who can go where they will. Regularly they find themselves sucked into the Gulf. And since we have returned, there is always in the backs of our minds the positive drive to go back again. If it were lush and rich, one could understand the pull, but it is fierce and hostile and sullen. The stone mountains pile up to the sky and there is little fresh water. But we know we must go back if we live, and we don’t know why.”

—John Steinbeck, Log from the Sea of Cortez