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Jax007
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can you ship beer to someone in another state?



If so, is it even worth the shipping costs?

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BottomlandBrew
LSU Fan
Nashville
Member since Aug 2010
13307 posts

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can you ship beer to someone in another state?


Yes.

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is it even worth the shipping costs?


That's a question you need to ask yourself.






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fightin tigers
Downtown Prairieville
Member since Mar 2008
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re: can you ship beer to someone in another state?


Depends on the beer being shipped.

Think the general feedback is UPS/FedEx frowns on shipping alcohol, USPS technically you are breaking the law.

Best thing is to wrap and wrap and figure on spending some cash to mail it. Recent shipment via BXN are hit and miss on all the soldiers making it.






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tetu
New Orleans Saints Fan
Ascension Parish
Member since Jan 2011
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re: can you ship beer to someone in another state?


-Yes (illegal to go through usps though and i wouldn't tell fedex what you're shipping)

-Depends on the beer (cost and rarity). I wouldn't get a case of yuengling (sp?) shipped.






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BMoney
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2005
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I just shipped to a buddy in Chicago today. He shipped me a return package as well.





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LSUGrad00
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I just shipped to a buddy in Chicago today. He shipped me a return package as well.


NICE!

They have some great things going on in the Chicago area. I'm a huge fan of spiteful and pipeworks.






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Dav
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NOLA
Member since Feb 2010
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I've done it a few times with some guys on here and reddit. Like others said it depends on the beers being shipped but for me it's definitely worth it. Never would of got my hands on Heady, Parabola, KBS, Pliny, Yeti, Resin, Abrasive, etc without it.





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rutiger
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purgatory
Member since Jun 2007
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Package i got from wiltznucs today.









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TheChosenOne
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Member since Dec 2005
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re: can you ship beer to someone in another state?


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illegal to go through usps though


Word is this may change in a year or two.



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Boudreaux35
BR
Member since Sep 2007
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Others have already chimed in correctly....Use FedEx/UPS and IF asked about the contents, just say it is home made jelly or hot sauce. Wrap them VERY well with layers of bubble wrap and individually bag each bottle with a couple of ziplocks.

I recently shipped about 16 beers up north and the shipping was about $25.






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tetu
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Ascension Parish
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individually bag each bottle with a couple of ziplocks.
I have wine bottle shippers(styrofoam) and just place the whole thing in a trash bag, then put it in the box. Works well.

I've never had anything break :knockonwood:.






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LSUGrad00
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I have wine bottle shippers(styrofoam) and just place the whole thing in a trash bag, then put it in the box. Works well.


Yeah, the shippers from UHaul work great.

I also like these shippers. They are very sturdy and don't take up a lot of room when they are broken down for storage. Spirited Shipper






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wiltznucs
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Apollo Beach, FL
Member since Sep 2005
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Glad they arrived safely! Cheers!





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Tiger Ryno
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Member since Feb 2007
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I've never lost a soldier in a BXN or received any that were damaged. if you wrap correctly and ship in a normal box you are good





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