Despite legal efforts to become a ‘dry’ state, moonshine production in Alabama did not slow down. It took over 90 years for Alabama to open it’s first legal distillery.Is it Legal to Own a Still in Alabama ?
Alabama’s still laws are split into two categories: wet counties, and dry counties.
In dry counties, it is illegal to manufacture moonshine or possess a still. In wet counties, it is illegal to possess a still for the purpose of producing alcohol. So you can own a still, but it must not be used to manufacture alcohol.
Penalty for Possession of an Illegal Still?
Punishable by law.
Is it Legal to Distill Alcohol in Alabama ?
If you have a Manufacturer’s License that costs $5000.