Utah Bids 3.2-Percent Beer Adieu

Grocery and convenience stores can now stock brews up to 5-percent ABV.

By Park City Magazine Staff December 11, 2019 Published in the Winter/Spring 2020 issue of Park City Magazine

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Raise a pint in fond farewell to Utah’s notorious 3.2% beer: a 2019 law allows grocery and convenience stores to sell brews with up to 5% ABV (formerly, the max allowable ABV was 4%, a.k.a. 3.2% by weight), while state liquor stores continue to control any suds—and all other booze—over the 5% threshold, including many of our homegrown craft brews.

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