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Liquor Sales Hit Record In Ohio In 2010

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State officials say Ohioans bought nearly $754 million worth of hard liquor last year. Top sellers were Kamchatka Vodka and Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey.

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Ohio's economy is not great, but residents can take some comfort. In fact, they already have. Liquor sales in Ohio hit a record last year. Ohioans spent $754 million on hard liquor. Many bought American. Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, was a big seller. The biggest seller was Kamchatka Vodka - 400,000 gallons sold. A Facebook page devoted to that drink declares simply it gets the job done.

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