What's Not To Liquor?
Twin Liquors returns with popular weekend 'Dollar Sale' and new Austin store
After all the barbecues, late-night porch hangs, and lake trips that have Austinites pouring through their summer stock of spirits, it's time for a refill. And this ain't no farmers market run — since these bottles are made to last years, this popular splurge may set visitors up with everything they need til the next one.
Twin Liquors, a family-owned store based in Texas, has announced that its annual "Dollar Sale" will return to all stores from August 24-26. That's not quite a dollar-per-bottle deal; The store-wide sale marks every item of 750 milliliters or more down to its "absolute lowest," according to a news release, and adds $1. Still, visitors practically tore the door off its hinges last year, and surely still have leftovers.
This deal will be especially useful for high-end bottles like collectible wines and rare whiskies, which are priced for luxury — and designer shoppers in the fashion world know how those sample sales go. This may also be some cocktail connoisseurs' opportunity to stock up on premium spirits for specialty cocktails.
After 10 years, Twin Liquors knows how to turn the sale into a community event. Marketplace locations will kick the sale off with free breakfast tacos and Lalo Tequila cocktails, on August 24 beginning at 10 am on Thursday.
The two Marketplace locations in Austin are in the South Lamar area (4001 S. Lamar Blvd. Suite A) and at Hancock Center (1000 E. 41st St. Suite 810), just north of the University of Texas campus. They will also be hosting vendor-led tastings all day.
The sale weekend also marks the grand opening of the new Twin Liquors store in Allandale Village in North-Central Austin (5806 Burnet Road). The new location includes a larger selection of wine, spirits, and home items, as well as more in-store programming at a "bar and education center," which will host in-store programming and give samples.
The grand opening will take place on August 24 at 10 am, including a ribbon cutting with the Austin Chamber of Commerce and two siblings from the Twin Liquors family, David and Margaret Jabour. Like the other locations, this will include tacos and samples throughout the day.