United Beverage Retailers of Arkansas Becomes Newest ABL State Affiliate Member

United Beverage Retailers of Arkansas Becomes Newest ABL State Affiliate Member BETHESDA, MD – MAY 4, 2018 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) welcomes the recently-formed United Beverage Retailers of Arkansas (UBRA) as the association’s newest state affiliate member. Bringing its growing membership roster to the national association, Arkansas’s beverage licensees now join in the…

May Is National Tavern Month

May Is National Tavern Month Join ABL in Recognizing Bar & Tavern Owners by Celebrating the 65th Annual Tavern Month APRIL 25, 2018 – BETHESDA, MD – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) is proud to recognize May as National Tavern Month (Tavern Month). Since 1953, Tavern Month has served as an opportunity to support local…

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…