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Old 12-09-2005, 11:31 PM   #21
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I will have a try at it - thanks for the suggestion.

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Old 12-10-2005, 12:58 AM   #22
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My condolences on living in 3.2 Utah. I was in Colorado for my first time a few months ago and didn't know that you had to go to a liquor store to get beer that was above 3.2 (or a bottle of wine, for that matter). My wife and I walked into a grocery and found a little tiny cooler with about 3 different types of lager in it and finally a store clerk said it's all "three-two beer". Huh? Fortuneately I live in Oregon and the selection of microbrews available at the grocery store is pretty amazing - even in BFE.

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the thing is you can go into a liquor store and they have a better beer selection than most stores in other places . even at the small ones. i've told many a tourist about the 3.2 law in grocery stores, hopefully other people that live here and see people perusing the beer selection at the grocery store do the same. when i'm in texas i go into the store with the 'best' selection around and its no better than the average liquor store here, with the exception of a large quantity of imports. when you live in a place with a huge amount of micros, like CO or the pacific northwest its hard to not find something you want in any liquor store.
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Old 12-12-2005, 07:11 PM   #23
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I don't recall any liquor stores in Oregon or Washington that I've been to in the last 10 years that stock any beer at all. They're all liquor and wine. I may have overlooked the beer since I was there to buy booze, but if there's any there they must be very small displays. Probably a result of the good selection in the grocery store . . .

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Old 12-15-2005, 04:13 PM   #24
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An interesting subject Trev-13,


I prefer beer or ale to the 'hard stuff', anyway.
and it sounds real dangerous what with that methanol in there too.
Bad stuff it is,
beer and ale is good enought for me.
I love it.
But...

It is fun to think about being a moonshiner
like Robert Mitchum and his dad.
Remember thunder road?
The cops killed him for running 'shine.'
They couldn't catch him.
So they simply murdered him.
Our government.
Its about time we changed some laws.
Don't ya'll think?



http://www.moonshine-still.com/page2.htm


'Thunder was his engine and white lightnin was his load.'



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Old 12-15-2005, 09:08 PM   #25
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Recently there was some controversy about taking wine coolers and malt beverages off the shelves of some Oregon stores. The reason was the alcohol content was too high and could only be sold in the liquor stores. But, I really don't know what the cut off point is supposed to be. I can get up to about 9% right at the grocery.

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Old 12-15-2005, 11:41 PM   #26
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It is fun to think about being a moonshiner
like Robert Mitchum and his dad.
Remember thunder road?
Ahhh, great movie.
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Old 12-16-2005, 12:21 AM   #27
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Hmmm . . . I bought Dogfish Head 120 Min. IPA at a non-liquor store in Oregon it is claimed by the brewer to 21% ABV. It wasn't a grocery store but a micro-brew specialty store. Beers from around the world kinda thing. I doubt they had a license to sell liquor but I could be wrong.

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Hmmm . . . I bought Dogfish Head 120 Min. IPA at a non-liquor store in Oregon it is claimed by the brewer to 21% ABV. It wasn't a grocery store but a micro-brew specialty store. Beers from around the world kinda thing. I doubt they had a license to sell liquor but I could be wrong.

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Who knows how the laws vary from locale to locale, but perhaps Oregon distinguishes distilled beverages and since DF120 isn't distilled they were allowed to sell it?
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the thing is you can go into a liquor store and they have a better beer selection than most stores in other places . even at the small ones. i've told many a tourist about the 3.2 law in grocery stores, hopefully other people that live here and see people perusing the beer selection at the grocery store do the same. when i'm in texas i go into the store with the 'best' selection around and its no better than the average liquor store here, with the exception of a large quantity of imports. when you live in a place with a huge amount of micros, like CO or the pacific northwest its hard to not find something you want in any liquor store.
Why on earth are crying over no beer in grocery stores? Here in Canada there are two places to buy drinks. The beer store, and the Liquer Control Board. Now if we could by more than non alcaholic beer maybe I would understand but 3.2 percent thats great to what we have hear.
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Why on earth are crying over no beer in grocery stores? Here in Canada there are two places to buy drinks. The beer store, and the Liquer Control Board. Now if we could by more than non alcaholic beer maybe I would understand but 3.2 percent thats great to what we have hear.
Ha ha! That reminds me of a funny story. When I was 18 I went to Whistler, BC with some college friends and we were unaware that you couldn't buy beer at the grocery store. I didn't recognize any of the labels so I just assumed they must be Canadian brands. We bought a bunch of this non-alcoholic beer and went back to drink it at our hotel. Eventually we figured it out, bought some real beer at the liquor store, and gave the non-beer to a bunch of girls that were with us. We didn't tell them it was non-alcoholic but after drinking a few they started acting all silly anyway - like typical drunken 18-year-old sorority chicks. When the non-beer was gone we told them what we did . . . they didn't find it nearly as funny as we did. Ha ha - my friends and I still laugh about that story from time to time!

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