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Nov 30, 2009 08:38 AM

Home Brewed

Does anyone know if it is legal to make your own spirits in Ontario? I know we can make wine and beer but how about homemade Whiskey or scotch?

Has anyone tried and know of any resources in Toronto for the supplies?

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  1. Your subject line is "home brewed" which refers to beer, you should have said "home distilled" and I'm sure the answer is no to that.

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    1. re: foodyDudey

      Given Gary's post below does anyone have any recommendations for Brew your own beer and wine locations in East York or in Toronto?

      1. re: Kooper

        Try Fermentation's on Danforth across from Albany clinic, that's where I make my wine.

    2. This article discusses home distilling in Canada and describes it as being illegal:

      "It's simply too dangerous for individuals to do," says Liquor Control Board of Ontario spokeswoman Danielle Gauvin. "There's a good solid chance that you can blind yourself or permanently damage your liver."

      Proceed at your own risk, I suppose.

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      1. re: Gary

        That kills off any plans I had.