N.J. Bars, Restaurants Accused Of Passing Off Cheap Spirits As Top-Shelf LiquorMore than two dozen bars and restaurants across New Jersey are accused of selling low-quality booze to customers who ordered top-shelf brands.
Modern-Day Bootleggers Arrested For Distributing Illegal Drinks In New JerseyNew Jersey liquor officials have busted a ring which had been supplying illegal drinks to stores. The state Alcoholic Beverage Control was first made aware of Extracto De Malta in stores when a NJ TRANSIT bus driver tested positive for alcohol during a routine test. Store owners have to get Extracto De Malta off their shelves by Sept. 1 or face citation.