If you ever thought alcohol was hard to get in Utah, imagine being at the Gold Label Liquor Company the night before Prohibition started.

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

The Gold Label Liquor Company held its grand opening in 1914 at 591 Main Street to great fanfare and for three years, business seemed to be going well. On August 1st, 1917, however, Utah became the 24th of 48 states to join Prohibition and outlaw alcoholic beverages.