Utah alcohol sales exceeded $500 million in 2022

Over the past five years, Utah has seen an increase in alcohol sales and this year is no expectation, with a 7.7% increase. The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverages (DABS) reported revenue of $557.6 million from the fiscal year of July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022. The almost 8% increase is more than double the increase from 2020 to 2021 of approximately 3.4%. Data from DABS shows that the increase is $40 million. Monthly sales in 2022 exceeded 2021 sales for most of the year, with the exception of April and October. The highest sales were seen during December, totaling $65 million.