Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Liquor is getting cheaper

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 2:39 PM

Well, now, here's cause to celebrate:

Starting Aug. 1, the cost of a half gallon of Grey Goose vodka will drop from $71.95 to $59.95. The cost of a fifth of Absolut vodka will drop from $21.95 to $19.95. And, for those who can afford it, a half gallon of Glenmorangie scotch is slated to sell for $89.95 instead of $99.95.

Why the price break?

Because the high-end booze has been taking a sales hit as consumers have increasingly turned to bargain-priced liquor. Distillers of the good stuff are chopping their prices to hang on to recession-weary customers.

More from the Raleigh News & Observer.

To help get you in the spirit, here's the "Liquor Anthem":

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