Just hours before the planned opening of Hop City Craft Beer and Wine in Birmingham, agents from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board raided the store, seizing $7,000 of home brewing equipment and instructional books. It's illegal to home brew beer in Alabama, but store owner Kraig Torrres said he believes it is legal to sell home brewing equipment. The control board obviously disagrees.
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