I’m not saying the Phillies have led the Commonwealth to drink, but I’m sure their play of late hasn’t helped.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board notified restaurants, liquor stores and bars throughout the state that purchases of certain bottles of alcohol will be limited two per customer for the foreseeable future.
There is no timetable on how long the rationing will be in place.
According to The Morning Call, the liquor shortage is due in part to the pandemic and the strain its put on the global workforce. The pandemic has led to worker shortages, glass shortages, shipping issues and less drivers to transports products.
Now look, I don’t know what your personal thoughts on the vaccine are, but I think this is something we can all agree on. If more vaccines equal more workers, and more workers equal more liquor, than go out and get those vaccines. THE FATE OF PENNSYLVANIA’S WHISKEY IS IN YOUR HANDS, PEOPLE.
We’re just one week into the Eagles season, we’re wrapping up one of the most disappointing Phillies seasons I can remember, and nobody exactly has championship hopes for either the Flyers or the Sixers. Let’s be honest, this is not the time to be rationing liquor. If you think I can live on just two bottles of Hennessy or two bottles of 1792 Chocolate Bourbon Ball Cream Liqueur a day you’re sorely mistaken.
Here’s what will be rationed to two bottles per customer, according to 6ABC reporter Jaclyn Lee (@JaclynLeeTV).