On October 14, 1978, President
Carter signed House Resolution 1337. Senate Amendment 3534 to that
resolution called for equal treatment of home beer brewers and home
winemakers. This law allowed that brewing up to 100 gallons per adult
or up to 200 gallons per household per year was permitted for home use.
The amendment was proposed by Senator Cranston of California, Senator
Schmitt of New Mexico, Senator Bumpers of Arkansas and Senator Gravel of