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Kooper Nov 30, 2009 08:38 AM

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. foodyDudey RE: Kooper Nov 30, 2009 08:50 AM

    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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      Kooper RE: foodyDudey Nov 30, 2009 01:14 PM

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

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        foodyDudey RE: Kooper Nov 30, 2009 01:17 PM

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

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      Gary RE: Kooper Nov 30, 2009 10:37 AM

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

      http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/a...

      "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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        Kooper RE: Gary Nov 30, 2009 01:13 PM

        That kills off any plans I had.

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        blogs RE: Kooper Nov 30, 2009 01:21 PM

        http://homedistiller.org/

        proceed at your own risk

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