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Va. Alcohol Board Approves Price Increases

Attention, Christmas shoppers: If you’re planning on buying a nice bottle of whiskey for that special someone on your list who already has enough tube socks, you have three weeks to do it before the price goes up.

11/17/2014

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Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers, Restaurants

A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia’s beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers.

10/16/2014

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McAuliffe Announces Layoffs, Cuts, Costlier Booze

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced the layoff of 565 state workers, other targeted cuts and a liquor price-hike as he aims to close a shortfall in the state’s two-year budget.

10/15/2014

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Alcohol Agents Destroy Illegal Moonshine Still in Va.

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says it has destroyed an illegal moonshine still in Franklin County.

08/20/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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Black Friday Discounts Offered at Va. ABC Stores

Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control stores will again offer discounts on Black Friday this year.

11/13/2013

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Federal Court OKs Liquor Ads in Va. College Papers

A federal appeals court says two Virginia college newspapers can run advertisements for alcohol despite a regulation the state says is intended to curb illegal underage drinking.

09/25/2013

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Study: Some Beers, Liquors More Likely To Land Consumers in ER

Some beers and liquors are more likely to land you in the emergency room than others, according to a study conducted at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

08/18/2013

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