Starting Aug. 1, the volume of alcoholic beverages that can be sold curbside in Alabama will align with what is permitted under the state’s home delivery law.
Tuesday, the governor signed Act No. 2023-287 by Rep. Parker Moore, R-Hartselle, and Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman.
The new law will allow these amounts to be sold curbside:
- Liquor – 9,000 milliliters per customer in a 24-hour period, the equivalent of 12 fifths, except in restaurants. Restaurants would be limited to 375 milliliters of liquor (half of a fifth) per customer and the liquor must be accompanied by a food order.
- Table wine – 9,000 milliliters or the equivalent of 12, 750-milliliter bottles of table wine per customer.
- Beer, excluding draft beer – 120, 12-ounce containers of beer per customer.
- Draft beer – 288 ounces, or less, per customer.
All the above has to be sold in sealed, unopened containers.
The Alabama Legislature codified curbside alcohol sales in 2022 along with drive-thru beer and wine sales. The delivery service license, which allows delivery of sealed beer, wine and liquor directly to consumers was approved in 2021.
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