Tag Archives: Mormon

• UPDATE: Idaho does about-face on Five Wives Vodka ban

UPDATE: Idaho does about-face on Five Wives Vodka ban

Idaho reversed its decision to ban Five Wives Vodka from being sold in the state after the state was threatened in the face of a lawsuit. Although state regulators on Wednesday opted to allow the sale of the alcohol, a liquor producer whose label makes an unmistakable reference to polygamy would not immediately rule out […]

• What’s in a name? Utah’s ‘Five Wives Vodka’ rejected

What’s in a name? Utah’s ‘Five Wives Vodka’ rejected

Though the alcohol industry is no stranger to risky product names and advertising, sometimes people and even state governments, think they go too far. Five Wives Vodka, made by Ogden’s Own Distillery in Utah, has been rejected in Idaho. Besides the rhyming title, the bottle’s label features a black and white drawing of five young […]

• Beer Burkas: Utah Requires “Zion Curtains” So Customers Can’t See Beer Being Opened or Poured

Beer Burkas: Utah Requires “Zion Curtains” So Customers Can’t See Beer Being Opened or Poured

If you are going to Utah, you may be seeing the return of the restaurant equivalent of a beer burka. Legislators in the heavily Mormon state have reinstated the required use of Zion curtains to separate diners from bartenders. In beer-only restaurants, bartenders will now have to be shielded from public eye. The new requirements […]