Utah made national headlines last week as Utah’s new law came into effect allowing the sales of higher alcohol beer (5% ABV) in Utah grocery and convenience stores and on tap at restaurants and bars.
Here are a few quotes from reports around the country!
Utah ends sales of 3.2 beer
First time statute has changed since Prohibition
“More than 100 new beers are coming in to Utah as a result of the law change, said Nicole Dicou, the director of the Utah Brewers Guild, which represents local craft breweries. She said brewers are excited for new opportunities and some breweries have created new recipes or refashioned popular titles for the occasion.” See Full Article
RIP weak beer: Utah says goodbye to 3.2% beer
“SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first change to beer alcohol limits since the end of Prohibition is coming to Utah.
The state will become the next-to-last in the country to say goodbye to lower-alcohol 3.2% beer on Friday, when drinkers will welcome new, slightly stronger brews to grocery stores, gas stations and bar taps.” See Full Article