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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by n811 View Post
    Wow! Thanks for sharing. That's fantastic news
    well...I have to admit...I made sure to pre-pay for the # of bottles I wanted before I shared it.

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Where is 'Tippins' located?

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by Richnimrod View Post
    Where is 'Tippins' located?
    PM sent. The guy who does their barrel picks - dominick - is a nice guy, always good to talk to.

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by flaminiom View Post
    One good thing about ABC pricing is you know if you're getting screwed..
    The good thing about control state pricing is you know that you're getting screwed. It will never cost more than what a bureaucrat thinks is fair. It will never cost less either.
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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by Flyfish View Post
    The good thing about control state pricing is you know that you're getting screwed. It will never cost more than what a bureaucrat thinks is fair. It will never cost less either.
    Not in Michigan. Pricing wise we get the worst of both worlds. You'll never get a sale or a deal since they can't go below state minimum, but there is nothing stopping them from gouging you to their heart's content.

    Now I do have to say, MI is one of the better states selection wise among the control states.

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by nd2005 View Post
    Not in Michigan. Pricing wise we get the worst of both worlds. You'll never get a sale or a deal since they can't go below state minimum, but there is nothing stopping them from gouging you to their heart's content.

    Now I do have to say, MI is one of the better states selection wise among the control states.
    In Kalamazoo, we have many stores falling all over themselves to charge state minimum, and of course a few stores charge a couple bucks more. (By "a couple," I mean approximately two.) And Michigan has TWICE the selection of any other control state, so it's not all bad.
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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNovaMan View Post
    In Kalamazoo, we have many stores falling all over themselves to charge state minimum, and of course a few stores charge a couple bucks more. (By "a couple," I mean approximately two.) And Michigan has TWICE the selection of any other control state, so it's not all bad.
    I only know of two stores in my town that charge state min. I know of about 5 others with big bold signs proclaiming that they do so, but their whiskey prices are routinely 10-15 more per bottle.

    I agree that selection wise we do ok. It was just quite a transition going from Tennessee to MI for me...(some of that is a factor of the times though...as when I was shopping in TN in 09 or 10 I would routinely pass by bottles that most would kill for today...and I doubt those bottles are still sitting around the Nashville stores today)

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    The situation where I live is similar to that in Kalamazoo. Most places stick pretty close to state minimum here too. Sorry about the shitty stores near you nd!

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    The situation where I live is similar to that in Kalamazoo. Most places stick pretty close to state minimum here too. Sorry about the shitty stores near you nd!

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    Re: Michigan liquor list

    Still amazes me that states normally considered progressive if not just outright liberal are beverage controlled. I guess it's sort of like the federal govt, once an agency is created it never goes away and that's the reason we will always have Obamacare no matter who has the majority.

 

 

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