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Last call: Alcoholic beverage sales in Alabama to end at 11:00 p.m.

In an emergency meeting, the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted to restrict late night alcohol sales.

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.

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