Champagne flows “like water” at the Big Apple on Saturday as New Yorkers sizzle in celebration of Joe Biden’s drunken victory over President Trump.
Liquor and liquor stores across the city told The Post they are sinking in sales – with some reports of scarcity of cheap carbonated goods.
A worker in St. Petersburg “It’s busier than New Year’s Eve,” said Marks Wine and Liquor in Lower Manhattan.
The bartender saw a spike in vodka and sparkling sales, and had sold out everything but “real champagne” around 7pm
At the nearby Wine & Spirits Warehouse, an employee reported that a customer was loading “anything fizzy… just to turn it on and say“ he̵7;s gone! “
“We can’t keep it cold enough,” she said.
It seemed like a continuation of the jubilant street parties that broke out in the city earlier in the day – where even filmmaker Spike Lee stepped out and opened a bottle of champagne in the streets of Brooklyn.
On the Upper West Side, 79th Street Wine and Spirits ran out of bubbly under $ 50 around 7pm, with an employee saying he “didn’t have anything cheap left”.
“It goes like water,” he said.
“Veuve Clicquot is king,” said a worker named Remy, a few blocks from Corks in Columbus, adding that “today more and more people are interested in spending money,” taking an average of about three. bottle.
The liquor store has stockpiled, Rémy adds, is scheduled to have a sale of carbonated goods on Election Day.
An employee named Chris there also had a race with the Veuve Clicquot at the Williamsburg Alcohol and Wine Discount BQE, plus the prosecutor, said an employee there named Chris, added that they had sold off. In some cases effervescence, with some customers ordering an average of four bottles for delivery.
“Every liquor store is running out,” he said.