|21||Legal age to consume alcohol|
|19||Legal age to serve beer|
|21||Legal age to serve wine and spirits|
|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|
|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|
Ohio currently does not regulate server training. The Department of Public Safety offers a server education programs to retail permit holders.
Ohio does not have specific state laws which specify whether an establishment may or may not seize a false ID.
It is unlawful to serve or sell alcohol to anyone under the age of 21. There are no state laws regulating the admittance of underage persons to establishments. Persons under 21 may only possess or consume alcohol if provided by parent, legal guardian, spouse over the age of 21, or for medical or religious purposes.
No person under 18 years of age shall order, pay for, purchase, attempt to purchase, share in the cost of, consume or possess any low alcoholic beverages.
Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Liquor Control
6606 Tussing Road
PO Box 4005
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-9005
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.