Lawmakers now get to decide how to handle the transition away from 3.2 beer.
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Colorado officials are being encouraged not to do anything rash ahead of supermarkets and gas stations starting full-strength beer sales in 2019.
Last year, Denver's patrons for the first time logged more than a million check-outs of digital titles, making up more than 10 percent of circulation.
Key players behind Colorado's supermarkets, liquor stores and other alcohol purveyors need to come up with new rules for phasing out 3.2 beer before year's end.
It could be a while before Coloradans see liquor store chains spring across the state or the proliferation of craft beer on grocery shelves.
Grocery giants Kroger and Safeway-Albertsons are giving up the fight to get voters to OK full-strength beer and wine sales in all Colorado supermarkets.