The Award For Best April Fools Prank Goes To…

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Onyx Spirits Co. wins the Haar Report prize for best April Fools prank of 2013.  I missed it yesterday but was told by a friend at work this morning that Onyx had reported on its Facebook page it was being shut down.
As commenter Peter Gagnon pointed out, hey, it could happen.

Onyx, billed on its home page as “Onyx Spirits Co., Manchester, Connecticut, is actually now located in East Hartford, no fooling — though it keeps close ties to its native city.

Onyx Spirits Company – Connecticut Made Liquors
BIG NEWS:
As of this weekend the federal government has ruled that even the “legal” production of moonshine is illegal. We have received a letter that we are to stop production of Onyx Moonshine as of this morning. This came out of no where, we’ll be posting more news as we get it. Cross your fingers people….
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