Illinois liquor licenses revoked, suspended after bootlegging from Indiana

Source: http://www.nwitimes.com/ Joseph S. Pete Apr 3, 2018   Illinois revoked the liquor license of a south suburban nightclub and suspended a liquor store’s license for bootlegging booze from Indiana.   Historically, bootlegging involved Tommy gun-wielding gangsters like Al Capone delivering bathtub gin and other ill-gotten spirits to underground speakeasies. But authorities say it continues…

Beam and Bud Bet on Boilermakers

Chris Furnari Apr. 4, 2018 at 4:36 PM In an effort to capture a growing contingent of consumers who are drinking both beer and spirits during a night out, Anheuser-Busch and Beam Suntory have inked a multi-faceted cross-merchandising program and collaborative brewing project. As part of the partnership, the two companies, via their flagship Budweiser…

Texas officials: Delivery apps becoming gateway for underage drinking

Some Texas officials are calling for for new legislation or permitting requirements for “digital-based companies” to head off what some view as a burgeoning public safety issue – the delivery of alcohol to underage drinkers.   Source: https://www.mystatesman.com/ By Bob Sechler March 30, 2018   Highlights Underage drinkers using app-based delivery services saw more success…