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Breaking: Jam gets liquor license after years-long process

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I'm told that the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control board has given a liquor license to Jam, the little Marmalade bar that could.---

"We are extremely excited and relieved after being open for 16 months [and serving only beer]. Actually, you know, we've been gearing this for two and a half years and we finally have a liquor license," owner Brian Morris just told me on the phone from outside the DABC meeting. "We're thrilled and we can't wait to serve a product Jam was designed to serve."

In addition to several pieces about Jam's struggles, (read here, here, here, and here)%uFFFDCity Weekly%uFFFDalso told you about The State Room, a new music venue that ran afoul of the DABC recently. According to Morris, who is at the DABC meeting, the State Room also got a liquor license.

The third and final license was given to Top Shelf, in Ogden.

Congrats to the recipients. There were six applicants who did not receive social club licenses, which are required to sell liquor, wine and beer. The scarcity of licenses is created by state law, which some lawmakers have said should be revised.

Jam's owners hope tonight will end Jam's 16-month run as a beer-only neighborhood bar.

"We purchased all the glasses last night," Morris said. "We're placing a liquor order right now."

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