Liquor Stores Push For “Tastings”
KSCB News - January 17, 2012 8:20 am
A proposal before the Kansas Senate would
allow liquor stores owners to let customers taste some products
before buying them.
Several liquor marketing associations pushed for the bill
because of problems that arose when some retailers began offering
tastings near their liquor stores.
The state in August said samplings could not be held in or near the
If approved, individual portions for tastings would be limited
to one-half ounce for distilled spirits, one ounce for wine and two
ounces for beer or malt beverage.
The chairmen of the House and Senate committees likely to handle
the bill said they don’t see many problems with
allowing the tastings.