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What We’re Sipping Now: The Best Philly-Area Distilleries

The next time you’re in the state store, take a long look at the labels: They’re much different than they were even five years ago. […]


Where to Buy Local Spirits Without Setting Foot in a State Store

If you’ve ever been to a BYOB restaurant or tried to buy liquor in Philadelphia, you know the liquor laws in our state are a […]


Ask a Bartender: How Do I Stock My Bar Cart With Local Booze?

Pete Adams is the bar manager at Mission Taqueria. He wants to help you find your own path to booze nerdom, or at least enjoy […]

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Hey Philly Restaurants, You Might Want to Reconsider Doing a Bottomless Brunch

It seems like not a week goes by without us seeing some restaurant using Instagram, Facebook or TikTok to promote its bottomless brunch in Philadelphia. […]

A bottle of Veuve Clicquot, one of the 43 products the PLCB is now rationing in Pennsylvania liquor stores (Getty Images)
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Here’s the Full List of Booze That Pennsylvania Is Now Rationing to Residents, Bars and Restaurants

It’s the weekend, so you might be planning on hitting the liquor store to stock up on your favorite bottles. Who could blame you? Well, […]

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State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]


Yes, You Can Still Buy Liquor in Philadelphia

Though the PLCB is operating under pretty limited service, there are still a few ways to get wine and liquor to your home so you […]

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Reading Terminal Market Is Getting Wine and Liquor Kiosks

Reading Terminal Market is already a blissfully weird and wonderful place – and it’s about to get even better. The market is seeking new vendors […]

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Here’s Why You Might Have to Pay More for Your Favorite Liquor

Get ready to shell a little more dough from your pocket at the liquor store. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced Wednesday that it will increase the cost […]

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Kentucky Distillery Aging Its Brandy With a Little Springsteen

Distilleries across the country are getting awfully creative these days with the way they age their beer and spirits. A while back we told you […]

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Pa. Bill Would Decriminalize Out-of-State Liquor Purchases

The days of cross-border liquor smuggling may be about to end. The Delco Daily Times reports that legislators are proposing legislation that would decriminalize out-of-state alcohol […]

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Republicans Restart Liquor Privatization Efforts

Republicans in Harrisburg have restarted their efforts to privatize the state’s liquor system. AP reports: House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, announced Tuesday a privatization […]

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Bars Used to Be Closed on Election Day in Pennsylvania

It’s election day! You should be elated to have the freedom to vote today — and then to head to the bars afterward. It’s not a […]

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State May Raise Liquor Prices

AP reports the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board might raise the markup on booze in state stores from 30 percent to 35 percent. The 30 percent take […]


29 Jersey Bars Accused of Swapping Top-Shelf Liquor for Swill

After a year-long investigation titled “Operation Swill,” New Jersey’s attorney general’s office has accused 29 bars and restaurants, including 13 TGI Fridays of swapping out […]