Local liquor sales spike during pandemic

Michael Wetzel  |  February 23, 2021

By Michael Wetzel, includes “… ‘We’ve seen about a 30% increase in sales of tequila, whiskey and vodka since March,’ said Kevin Penn, owner of Star Spirits on Sixth Avenue Northeast in Decatur. … Ashley Bard, manager at Carridale Liquor Store on Carridale Road in Southwest Decatur, called the hike in whiskey and vodka sales ‘tremendous.’ … In fiscal 2020, which ended Sept. 30, local government accounting departments saw an increase in alcohol revenue.”

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