Or, “Doesn’t bourbon have to come from Kentucky?”
For a while there, the view from a Utah bar stool was a bit… bland. Meet one of the strangest state liquor laws on the books.
Tied houses, overzealous bartenders, and the creation of three distinct alcohol industries
Speakeasies, bathtub gin, mob wars… we all know the basic story, but Prohibition’s impact went well beyond the sensational tales, and left impacts across our society.
Getting a drink with kids in tow is more normal than ever. Are laws keeping up with our changing social mores?
In five US states, you can buy beer below 3.2% ABW in a grocery store, but nothing higher. Seems a little arbitrary, doesn’t it? Why 3.2% ABW? And since when do we measure alcohol content by weight, anyway?
In Pennsylvania, there are no liquor stores.