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  • Only with state-run stores instead of 3.2% beer.

    Arkansas's still funnier, though, with dry counties and club cards and all.
  • Delirium tremens is my favorite. I have several bottles waiting for me in my fridge, happily purchased at my local PA beer distributor!
  • It's like we're living in the bible belt -- except even there you can buy beer at the local kwik-e mart, or better yet, the grocery!

    FWIW, there's a case in the PA Supreme Court that may open the way for beer sales in convenience stores and groceries: Sheetz may resume beer sales as Supreme Court considers appeal [phillyburbs.com]

    • That PA Supreme Court story was front page news [philly.com] in today's Philadelphia Inquirer.

      That story kind of pisses me off. Everyone pays lip service to how wonderful competition is, but when someone comes along and threatens their own little monopoly, they go to the courts.

      • That's pretty lame. Seriously, is Giant going to have competitive prices on a case of Victory?
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        rjbs
  • Beverage distributors that sell beer are closed on Sundays, as are state stores, so if you want a drink on Sunday you'll have to go to a restaurant.

    That's not true anymore. Starting a couple of years ago, some State Stores started being open on Sundays from noon to 5. My local store in Bryn Mawr was one of the first to open on Sundays. It also got one of those fancy temperature-controlled rooms for the expensive wines. (I'm sure it's purely a coincidence that the head of the PLCB at the time was a B

    • Thanks for the corrections. A few other people had pointed this out, too. I hadn't realized that things had relaxed. I'm going to need to see if any local beer places are open Sunday. The one I like, sadly, is not.
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      rjbs