The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.
Price controls fail for other products, and liquor is no different.
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Allowing cocktails-to-go and outdoor drinking can help bartenders and restaurant staff survive the COVID-19 shutdowns.
After Pennsylvania Closed All Liquor Stores, Residents Crossed State Borders To Buy Booze. Now Ohio Is Shutting Down Out-of-State Sales.
Border counties are now prohibited from selling to anyone without proof of residency.
The state has shut down all liquor stores, leading customers to crowd into retailers across the border.
Rules designed to keep alcohol safe for children are slowing down production of a product that’s in short supply.
Takeout and delivery orders are the only thing keeping the state's 115 craft breweries afloat during the coronavirus outbreak.
Tennessee's residency requirement for retail license applicants "blatantly favors the state's residents and has little relationship to public health and safety," Justice Alito wrote.
Short of rescinding ridiculous liquor laws, the best way to deal with such silly restrictions is to ignore them.
When Europe's beer-brewing, liquor-distilling monks combine Catholicism and capitalism, the results are delicious.
You can thank Prohibition.
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