Terms of Your License

OFF PREMISES (L, A/DS, AX/DX LICENSES)

Licenses for the off premises consumption of alcoholic beverages as described below:

L = Liquor store license which permits sale of liquor and wine for off premises consumption.

A/DS = Grocery store/drug store license which permits sale of beer for off premises consumption.

AX/DX = Grocery store/drug store license which permits sale of beer and wine coolers for off premises consumption.

 

In order to comply with the requirements for the Off Premises Licenses above:
• Alcoholic beverages are sold “to go.” They cannot be consumed in your establishment.

• Open containers of any alcoholic beverages are not permitted in your store.

• You must purchase strictly from a licensed wholesale dealer.

• You cannot buy from or sell alcoholic beverages to another retailer.

• Beer cannot be sold in a liquor store.

• Liquor and wine cannot be sold in grocery stores.

• Sales can only be made to consumers for their consumption, not for resale.

• Sales cannot be made “on house credit.” However, credit cards may be used.

• Grocery stores and drug stores cannot sell beer on Sundays from 3 a.m. to noon. Other hours of sale are determined by the closing hours in the county where your establishment is located. Be sure you know the proper hours.

• Liquor stores licensed pursuant to ABCL Section 63 and wine stores licensed pursuant to Section 79 for off premises consumption are converted to 7 day licenses and may remain open to the consumer all seven days of the week. The hours of operation permitted on Sunday are from noon to 9 P.M. Other hours of sale are determined by the closing hours in the county where your establishment is located. Be sure you know the proper hours.

 

ON PREMISES (OP, RW, EB, HL, CL)

Licenses for the on premises consumption of alcoholic beverages as described below:

OP = Full liquor license which permits on premises consumption of all types of alcoholic beverages.

Also permits sale of beer for off premises consumption.

HL = Hotel license which permits on premises consumption of all types of alcoholic beverages.

CL = Club license which permits on premises consumption of all types of alcoholic beverages to members of club and their guests.

RW = Restaurant Wine license that permits the on premises consumption of wine and beer.

EB = Eating Place Beer license that permits the on premises consumption of beer.

 

In order to comply with the requirements for the On Premises Licenses above:

• Alcoholic beverages must be consumed on the premises. However, beer may be sold “to go.”

• Hours of sale are determined by the closing hours in the county where your establishment is located. Be sure you know the proper hours.

• Credit cards may be used for sales.

• Patrons may consume drinks purchased before closing hours up until one-half hour after the legal closing hours.

 

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