Colorado beer sales set a new monthly record in January.
When grocery and convenience stores started stocking full-strength and craft beers, it wasn’t clear how Colorado’s beer market would respond. New numbers offer the first piece of evidence: sales jumped 20 %.
CPR uses the taxable gallons number from the state Department of Revenue as a proxy for sales volume. The state reports it taxed 9.8 million gallons of beer in January. That’s 1.6 million more than January of 2018.
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