Posted by R. Neal

One of the more sensible new laws that went into effect Jan. 1st:

For 22 years, South Carolina bartenders have had no choice but to pour liquor from the 1.7-ounce bottles most often associated with airplanes and hotel minibars.

But a vote in 2004 and a law passed the next legislative session gives bars and restaurants the same choice every other establishment in the country has - to pour liquor out of big bottles.

Here's to liberated South Carolina bartenders and generous pours!