Utah Reforms Bizarre Liquor Laws, Adds a Few News Ones

Getting a drink in Utah is going to get a little easier. New legislation will eliminate the private club membership requirement. It will also retire the so-called “Zion Curtain,” a wall — often made of plexiglass — that separates the server from the customer, preventing the server from handing the drink directly to the customer and forcing the server to walk around the wall.

However, there are also some new twists. For instance, new restaurants must have a separate room where drinks must be mixed out of the view of the public. Really.


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