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By the Bottle: Georgia law change allows distilleries to sell direct
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A law that went into effect Sept. 1 means distilleries in Georgia, like the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery, can sell bottles of their product, as well as cocktails and samples, directly to customers without charging tour fees. - photo by Allie Dean
Late last week, Georgia shook off an antiquated law that was a remnant from the prohibition era, when bootleggers raced their cars through the north Georgia mountains to avoid the law, barrels of white lighting in tow. At midnight on Sept. 1, Senate Bill 85 went into effect, changing the way distilleries and breweries can distribute their product to consumers.