Washington state liquor

Liquor News
10:39 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Bars warn: Your drink will cost more due to liquor privatization

Cyclops owners Gina Kaukola and John Hawkley brace themselves for high liquor prices this summer once they exhaust their surplus.
Evan Hoover KPLU

“Chaos is building in the transition.”

From state-run to the now-privatized sale of liquor, poor communication between local watering holes and their distributors is creating a headache for bar owners ... and soon, a jump in costs will likely have you paying more for a drink.

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