LIQUOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LIQUOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New distilleries produce Utah’s first gin and more vodka http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58133686-223/available-distilleries-distillery-distilling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58133686-223/available-distilleries-distillery-distilling.html.csp">New distilleries produce Utah’s first gin and more vodka</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T10:08:22.627-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For several years, Utah distillers have produced award-winning whiskey, vodka and an herbal liqueur. Now, the state can stir gin into the mix. Jack Rabbit Gin, produced by the 6-month-old Beehive Distilling in Salt Lake City, is believed to be the state’s first legally made gin in more than a century. While whiskey and vodka are the most popular spirits in the liquor cabinet, gin has a storied history and “a cult following,” says Chris Barlow, Beehive’s distiller. It is the signature spirit in m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133686@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:08:22 MDT Utah liquor licenses: where to get the drink you want http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118640-223/state-liquor-utah-license.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58118640-223/state-liquor-utah-license.html.csp">Utah liquor licenses: where to get the drink you want</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:52:49.203-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s no surprise to anyone living in Utah — or visiting the Beehive state — that our liquor laws are complicated. Take, for instance, the number of liquor licenses that businesses can get from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. There are seven general categories: restaurant, club, recreational, tavern, banquet, reception center and airport lounge. But within the restaurant category, there are three options: full-service, limited service and beer only. And within the club license ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118640@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:52:49 MDT Utah board OKs Snowbird’s Oktoberfest liquor permit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104754-223/event-board-state-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104754-223/event-board-state-liquor.html.csp">Utah board OKs Snowbird’s Oktoberfest liquor permit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:36:43.449-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As expected, high-alcohol beer, wine and spirits will flow at Snowbird’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, after the state liquor board unanimously approved the ski resort’s request for a single-event permit. Tuesday’s decision, approved by a 5-0 vote, puts to rest a month-long controversy that brought national publicity to the state and involved a special hearing with Utah lawmakers. “It’s clear this is a valuable community event and there is tremendous support for it,” board chairman David Glad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104754@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:36:43 MDT Gusto — formerly BrewHaHa — can finally serve beer, wine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58109237-223/gusto-jones-license-restaurant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58109237-223/gusto-jones-license-restaurant.html.csp">Gusto — formerly BrewHaHa — can finally serve beer, wine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:32:30.703-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took nearly a year, but Bryce Jones, owner of Gusto! can finally serve alcohol at his Sugar House restaurant. On Tuesday, the state liquor commission granted the restaurant — formerly known as BrewHaHa — a limited-service restaurant license, which allows guests to order wine or beer with their meals. “I’m very relieved,” Jones said after the commission’s unanimous 5-0 vote. “It means we can serve a glass of wine with salmon, steak or lamb chops.” While the liquor license saga is over for Gust...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58109237@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:32:30 MDT We said. They did. Immigration and Oktoberfest ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58110198-82/utah-immigration-sltrib-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58110198-82/utah-immigration-sltrib-state.html.csp">We said. They did. Immigration and Oktoberfest ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T17:46:02.516-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t tell them. But it looks like some Utah state officials are taking our advice. We said this: “ ... immigration is a federal issue. State lawmakers shouldn’t meddle. Local law enforcement should not be burdened. “Utahns should accept the end of HB497 and lobby our members of Congress to do their job on that issue.” — from the June 21 Tribune editorial, “Judge wise to void Utah’s immigration crackdown” They did this: — Utah legislators join letter urging immigration reform — Lee Davidson | Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110198@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:46:02 MDT Sapa Sushi Bar receives liquor club license after yearlong wait http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57994426-223/bar-license-club-sapa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57994426-223/bar-license-club-sapa.html.csp">Sapa Sushi Bar receives liquor club license after yearlong wait</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T16:13:18.764-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After more than a year of waiting, Sapa Sushi Bar and Grill in Salt Lake City finally received a club license from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (UDABC). The Asian restaurant at 722 S. State St. was the only business this month — out of 13 on a waiting list — to receive the hard-to-get license, which allows customers to order beer, wine and hard liquor without ordering food. Clubs also are not required to mix and pour drinks behind a partition or Zion Curtain. The Sapa licens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57994426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 16:13:18 MDT Trib Talk: State liquor bosses on how, when, where Utahns can get a drink http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57997710-231/comments-drink-join-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57997710-231/comments-drink-join-liquor.html.csp">Trib Talk: State liquor bosses on how, when, where Utahns can get a drink</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T08:32:11.363-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">USA Today once called Utah’s liquor laws “the nation’s most restrictive, exotic and confusing.” On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Sal Petilos and Nina McDermott of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss what’s legal, what’s not and recent policy changes that could affect how, when and where you can get a drink. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Go...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57997710@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 08:32:11 MDT