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Re: Re[2]: Pottery, Clay and everything!...and then some

Tadhg wrote:
  Actually, that is not precisely true. According to federal law (which 
  means your results may vary), a person can brew up to 100 gallons per 
  annum for personal consumption (200 gallons for head of household). My 
  understanding is that you can legally distill that quantity. So 100 
  gallons of brewed product OR the distilled derivative of that quantity.

Recently, a gentleman on the West list, who just got his federal license,
quoted chapter and verse on this.

It seems only individuals with a federal distilling license may distill.
Even then, the results are taxed.  There is no formal way for an individual
at home to even pay that tax: the process of distillation, like driving,
requires a license.

If you want to talk probabilities of getting caught, well, that's another