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Alcohol sales on the rise

DES MOINES (KWWL)-- Liquor and wine sales are on the rise in the state, while beer sales are taking a dip.

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division reports liquor sales jumped three percent last fiscal year.

Wine consumption went up five percent and beer sales dropped two percent.  

Overall, alcohol sales increased 2.2 percent.  

The alcoholic beverages agency will transfer nearly $100 million dollars to the state treasury.

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