|21||Legal age to consume alcohol|
|19||Legal age to serve alcohol in an establishment holding a retail restaurant license, provided that the licensee is annually certified in the Responsible Vendor Program|
|0.08||Limit for Driving While Intoxicated; 0.02 for under 21|
|YES||Dram Shop liability laws|
|N/A||Maximum alcohol per drink, no established limit; amount of alcohol in each drink must be posted|
|No Limit||Number of drinks served at one time, full price must be paid|
|No Specific Age||Recommended age to check IDs; state requires ID check for anyone who looks under legal age to drink|
Alabama law does not authorize licensees to confiscate false IDs. However, some establishments have chosen to take this step. Any seized ID should be turned over to the local police department or Alabama ABC immediately.
It is unlawful to serve or sell alcohol to anyone under the age of 21. Minors are permitted in any establishment except for those holding only a lounge license. Minors are never under any circumstances allowed to legally consume or possess alcohol in the state of Alabama.
The Statute of Limitations in liquor liability incidents is two years.
Not regulated in wet counties. “Sale” is prohibited in dry counties.
Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
2715 Gunter Park Drive
Montgomery, AL 36109
This information has been provided to us by the regulating agency and is believed to be correct. However, laws and regulations may change at any time, and the information provided should not be relied upon in place of official documents. For more information or clarification, consult the regulatory body for this jurisdiction directly.