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Pennsylvania Holding A Liquor Lottery To Sell Rare Booze

When it comes to rare alcohol, Pennsylvania is trying to make sure anyone who wants to buy their favorite limited-quantity wines and spirits has a fair shot: the state’s Liquor Control Board is going to host a lottery this month to give drinkers a chance to get their hands on products that are hard to come by. [More]

Warning: This Bottle Of Wine May Explode

Warning: This Bottle Of Wine May Explode

Sure, we at Consumerist have our issues with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, but here’s one case where centralized government control of the booze supply may be a good thing. Since the Liquor Control Board owns and operates all liquor stores in the state, reports of exploding prosecco bottles filtered in to the government in a timely manner, and they in turn have alerted the public. [More]

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Pennsylvania Effectively Institutes Post-Sandy Prohibition With Shutdown Of 600 Liquor Stores

If you live in the state of Pennsylvania and didn’t stock up on enough booze before Superstorm Sandy hit last night, you might need to make a little trip across the border: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has shut down all of its 600 Wine & Spirits stores today in response to the storm. [More]