I have mentioned the local beer store, 99 Bottles, a couple of times.
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Plus, a lot of the beer I've mentioned was purchased there. They introduced me to the concept of buying a growler and taking it home.
I started wondering if they could last when you started being able to buy craft and micro brews at the local Safeway.
Then we voted to get the state out of the booze business (sort of: that thumb is still on the scale, covertly), and booze super store opened on town, and the writing was on the wall.
So the latest "Weekly Brews" email newsletter announced that they are closing the doors forever on December 10th, and they are selling everything.