A deep dive into Utah's quirky and often-ridiculed alcohol laws with reporters Ben Winslow from Fox 13 KSTU-TV and Kathy Stephenson with The Salt Lake Tribune.
A recap of a surprisingly dramatic meeting of Utah's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. Axe-throwing and karaoke are on the chopping block for beer. And Ogden’s Own Distillery unveils another slightly controversial vodka label.
FOX 13's Ben Winslow and The Salt Lake Tribune's Kathy Stephenson discuss one of the last remaining "Zion Curtains" (technically, a Zion Ceiling) to fall at the Eccles Theater and the legislature revisiting the very controversial .05 DUI law while insisting they will not repeal it.
Tanner Lenart, an attorney who specializes in liquor laws at the firm of Christensen & Jensen, joins the podcast to answer YOUR questions about shipping in wine from out-of-state, giving booze as gifts, beer flights, the lack of Utah happy hours and why we can't have mini-bottles!
On the latest episode of the “Utah Booze News” podcast: Another interesting meeting of Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission! The Salt Lake Tribune‘s Kathy Stephenson and FOX 13’s Ben Winslow talk about how Social Axe Throwing got around Utah’s strict liquor laws so they can sell beer (it involves pool tables) and the “not a lottery” for the rare Pappy Van Winkle bourbon!
Speaking on the latest episode of “Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast” produced by FOX 13 and The Salt Lake Tribune, Sal Petilos, the executive director of the Utah Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control outlined exactly how 3.2 beer is going to go away, and what will replace heavier beers in state-run liquor stores.
Petilos also told FOX 13's Ben Winslow and the Tribune’s Kathy Stephenson who will be appointed to sit on the “Beer Task Force” to determine whether Utah should go to even heavier alcohol content in grocery/convenience stores.
Also on the podcast, Lagoon is set to open a Biergarten next week.
On the latest episode of "Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast," FOX 13's Ben Winslow and The Salt Lake Tribune's Kathy Stephenson break down the latest meeting of Utah's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. There's an "investigation" into the drinking habits of DABC commissioners, a reminder that Utah law demands bars offer food (even if you don't eat it), new numbers since the state's controversial .05 DUI law went into effect, some juicy news about a liquor store in Farmington and an interview with Nicole Dicou of the Utah Brewer's Guild about a craft beer festival this weekend and her thoughts on 3.2 beer.
On the latest episode of “Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast,” FOX 13’s Ben Winslow and The Salt Lake Tribune’s Kathy Stephenson talk with Squatters’ Adam Curfew about why Polygamy Porter has been blocked from selling in North Carolina.
Also, Mike Druce of the newly-formed Utah Consumer Coalition talks about lobbying the legislature for heavier beers on tap. If they don’t get what they want, he says, they’re not afraid of a ballot initiative to abolish the DABC!
Barton Vodka is the biggest selling alcohol in Utah, according to new numbers provided by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
In an interview on “Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast” produced by FOX 13 and The Salt Lake Tribune, DABC spokesman Terry Wood revealed what the top selling beer, wine and spirits are for the past fiscal year.
Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control continues to make record-breaking amounts of money, reporting a significant sales increase year-to-date.
On the latest episode of “Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast,” FOX 13's Ben Winslow and The Salt Lake Tribune’s Kathy Stephenson also speak with Resh Jefferies, an attorney at the law firm Siegfried & Jensen, on a new study they did ranking states on their strictness when it comes to drunk driving.
Get ready for a purge of 3.2 beer brands from Utah grocery and convenience store shelves. Interview with Kate Bradshaw of the Responsible Beer Choice Coalition.
On the latest episode of “Utah Booze News: An Alcohol Policy Podcast,” Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is considering whether to allow a tavern to be built inside a grocery store. The DABC is also reviewing a legal opinion on women going topless and whether it impacts our longstanding rule about strippers wearing pasties.The DABC also tells us where the White Claw is and what’s going to replace heavy beers that are moving to grocery and convenience store shelves in November.