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Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back

Utah is considering a major change in its liquor laws. Under the current liquor rules, restaurants are required to have what are referred to as “Zion curtains,” which are barriers that keep patrons from seeing drinks made. Restaurants are also …

Madonna Posts Picture Of Son Holding Liquor Bottle Madonna Posts Picture Of Son Holding Liquor Bottle

Madonna is no stranger to controversy, so when she received a ton of backlash for posting a photo of her 13-year-old son Rocco Ritchie holding a liquor bottle on Instagram, she was prepared to defend herself. The photo shows Rocco …

Bethenny Frankel Talks About Expanding Skinnygirl Bethenny Frankel Talks About Expanding Skinnygirl

Bethenny Frankel, the Housewife turned talk show host turned Halloween candy creation (see bottom of article), has been busy lately. Embroiled in a catfight and whatnot, Frankel has also been involved in expanding her business empire, and recently spoke with …

NJ Restaurants Fined $500,000 For Liquor Violation NJ Restaurants Fined $500,000 For Liquor Violation

As reported here on WPN, a sting called “Operation Swill” recently raided 29 bars and restaurants, 13 of which were T.G.I. Fridays, on accusations that they were selling customers cut-rate alcohol and claiming it was top-shelf product. Today massive fines …

TGI Friday’s Busted for Selling Fraudulent Cocktails TGI Friday’s Busted for Selling Fraudulent Cocktails
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A string of New Jersey TGI Friday’s restaurants have been busted for selling cheap liquor in place of premium brands. The Briad Group, which owns dozens of TGI Friday’s locations nationwide, has agreed not to contest the allegations and to …

Moonshine In Stores: Liquor Makers Cashing In On Notoriety Moonshine In Stores: Liquor Makers Cashing In On Notoriety
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Moonshining is very much a part of the local culture in Southern and Appalachian communities. If you spend any time down in those areas, you’re likely to run into one or two people who will sell you some of the …

Bar Served Rubbing Alcohol In Place Of Scotch Bar Served Rubbing Alcohol In Place Of Scotch
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Times are tough, and when the economy slumps, everyone feels it. Unfortunately, some bar owners in New Jersey tried to crawl out of their slump by mixing food coloring with rubbing alcohol to pass it off as scotch. In a …

Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You’re A Drinker Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You’re A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have …

Finally, The Maker’s Mark Debacle Gets A Taiwanese Animation Video Finally, The Maker’s Mark Debacle Gets A Taiwanese Animation Video

Next Media Animation (NMA) has put out a new video chronicling the big Maker’s Mark “dilution disaster” (which has now been resolved, as the distiller backtracked on its original plans following customer outrage). NMA, which has taken on the John …

167 Liquor Stores Up For Auction Online 167 Liquor Stores Up For Auction Online

It won’t be on eBay, but this online auction is getting much attention in the Pacific Northwest. An online auction was launched yesterday for 167 state-run liquor stores in Washington State. Thanks to voters who passed the initiative last November, …