Flying with beer in your checked luggage?
December 9, 2006 3:38 PM Subscribe
Flying the Trappist skies: smuggling beer in your checked luggage. Thoughts, suggestions?
posted by wfrgms to Travel & Transportation (12 answers total)
This Festivus I'm flying home to South Carolina where high alcohol content beers aren't available (they top out at 6%.) I'd love to share some big bottled, high content beers with my friends but obviously there will be no Chimay, Tripel, Unibroue, or other gourmet beers on the store shelves down there.
So I'm thinking of buying a few bottles here (Chicago) and smuggling them in my checked luggage.
Is this a reasonable proposition or am asking for trouble in the form of spewed or broken bottles, or worse, some sort of trouble with a beer-nazi patrol at the luggage pickup?
[These are largish 750ml bottles, with corks not caps, we're talking about here...]