San Antonio bars and restaurants sold $74.3 million in booze this March, more than in years

More alcohol was sold in March than in the first two months of 2022 combined.

By Michael Karlis

Bexar County bars and restaurants rang up $74.3 million in alcohol-related sales during March, making it one of the booziest months ever in the Alamo City, according to Express-News. Indeed, local establishments poured more alcohol than during March of both 2018 and March 2019 — the two years before the pandemic decimated on-premise sales...

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Photo via Google Maps
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Photo via Instagram / mrs.a_w15
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Photo courtesy of Johnny Hernandez
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