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Record breaking Thanksgiving liquor sales

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Posted at 10:11 AM, Dec 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-04 12:12:28-05

SALT LAKE CITY — A lot of you were drinking on Thanksgiving, and the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has the data to prove it.

A DABC spokeswoman told FOX 13 that 306,000 bottles of liquor were sold in state liquor stores the day before Thanksgiving.

The day before a holiday typically results in a mad rush to stock up, as state-run liquor stores are closed on holidays.

The DABC made $2.8 million in liquor sales on Nov. 27, up from last year’s sales of $2.7 million.