Flipping the Script on Liability
Dram Shop Laws
As alcohol-related rules roll back across the country, server liability laws have only gotten stricter. Where do so-called “dram shop” laws come from, and are they a just way to fight drunk driving?
A Brief History of “Bottled In Bond”
Ensuring that the only chemicals in our whiskey are the ones we’re looking for
Chicken Wings are Sandwiches in Colorado
Why a lot of places require food service at bars, and how sometimes, that can have mighty strange consequences.
Your Liquor is Lying to You, and That’s Okay
That’s quite the special whiskey you’ve got there. Handmade, small batch, artisanal and craft. The purest and the finest. All the best ingredients, made according to the original recipe. Must be good stuff.
The 15-Gallon Law: Pack My Box With Five Dozen Liquor Jugs
Dipping a Toe in Lake Prohibition
The “Habitual Drunkard:” Virginia’s Downright Prehistoric Anti-Homeless Law.
I’d like to think that our understanding of substance dependency has evolved, but the law doesn’t always reflect that.
War Between the Wine States
Sometimes, protecting your own can land you in a Constitutional gray area.
Boozy Trade Wars
Recent aluminum and steel tariffs are affecting the price of your beer. It ain’t the first time.
The Government Can’t Decide If Whiskey Is Gluten Free
And other tales of “health claims” for alcohol