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Closed on Sundays: A guide to some of Texas' confusing alcohol regulations

You can't use credit to buy beer from wholesalers, but you can own more liquor stores if you do business with family.

Colorado-based Oskar Blues, which has a tap room in Austin, is opposed to a bill that would require it to pay what critics call an "extortion fee" to beer distributors. 


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