SALT LAKE CITY — Bar homeowners are arising with artistic methods to make up misplaced funds from the now prolonged public well being order issued by the Governors workplace.
“[We are hopping this will be] off setting this for the enterprise have been dropping from 10pm to 1 bracket… possibly this may assist pay the payroll for the day” says Michael Repp from The Solar Trapp when speaking about to go beer gross sales.
They’re one of many few bars that’s making an attempt to do that so as to probably recoup misplaced income by promoting sealed, ‘to-go’ beer.
FOX13 reached out to the DABC to make clear who can and can’t promote beer to go beneath sure circumstances.
The precise statute reads “Beer offered in a sealed container by an on-premise beer retailer could also be faraway from the on-premise beer retailer premises within the sealed container.”
Because of this it could be offered within the unique sealed container.
“So, I couldn’t pour a draft beer right into a container with a lid and tape it shut. I simply wish to ensure that “sealed container” is not any misinterpreted,” says a DABC spokesperson.
Below that statue Bars, Taverns, and eating places can all promote beer to go supplied that
1) It’s sealed in its unique container and is opened off of the premises
2) It’s 5% or beneath
3) and for eating places the patron will need to have dined on the premises and completed their meals earlier than they’ll purchase to go beer.
“This isn’t new laws that is been in code for an extended very long time” Says Dave Morris a a number of bar proprietor “there’s been instances the place I offered beer to go beneath 3.2% now its beneath 5% and folks have turned a head and mentioned what are you doing? Beer can’t depart the bar however truly it could.”
Bars are hoping the ‘to-go’ beers will assist fulfill monetary wants of workers and provides them one other push in enterprise.