US Customs can be a humbling experience. Whatever is decided: be polite, be honest, be sincere and answer all questions truthfully...BBadger wrote:Well I wouldn't try bringing in firearms, but probably the worst that can happen with the beer is that you have to pay extra duty on it. Still... who knows if the airline will allow it anyway because of the pressure effects on the liquids, etc. Shipping 5 gallons of beer or whatever the amount is going to be pricey though.
Make sure there is nothing in your past which could hinder your entrance into the USA. (If you have had any legal interactions in your default country, it could prevent you from entering - no matter how long ago...)