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Minn. Liquor Stores Blame Cold Snap for Empty Shelves

Updated: 01/07/2014 11:08 PM
Created: 01/07/2014 8:07 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

Empty shelves at local liquor stores are due to the cold snap.

KSTP stopped by Selby Wine and Spirits in St. Paul. Because of the the cold temperatures, the store's products didn't get delivered Tuesday.

The owner, Vernon Crowe, tells KSTP he's already out of a number of types of beer. He's disappointed he didn't get the shipment, but understands why it didn't happen.

"They're afraid of beer freezing on the trucks, glass, it would be miserable," he said.

Crowe says he doesn't know when the next shipment will be delivered.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
36°
38° | 32°
  • Feels like: 28° F
  • Wind: SE 13mph
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Tue Snow likely
    33° | 30°
  • Wed Considerable cloudiness
    30° | 20°
  • Thu Mix of sun and clouds
    30° | 20°
  • Fri Clouds giving way to sun
    20° | 5°

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