MONTGOMERY, Ala — In an emergency meeting Monday morning (July 27), the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted to restrict late night alcohol sales.
According to the Emergency Rule, all on-premises ABC licensees "shall cease the service and/or sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. the following day. Consumption on premises shall cease not later than 11:30 p.m."
Licensees found violating the order can face immediate suspension of their license.
The order goes into effect August 1 and lasts for at least 120 days. The board says it is enacting the emergency rule to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the complete Emergency Rule 20-X-6-20:
At this time, there are no exceptions in the Emergency Rule.