The minimum age to sell alcohol in Alabama is any age, as long as an adult is present. The minimum age to serve alcohol in Alabama is 19 (if the establishment holds a retail restaurant license and that license is certified in the Responsible Vendor Program).
The Alabama Alcohol Beverage ControlThe agency that handles Alabama liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in Alabama is The Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control. The contact information for The Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in Alabama. We have also listed that information where applicable.
The Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control
Bartending regulations for sellers and servers in Alabama
- AL Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- AL Happy Hour Laws: Alabama Happy Hour Laws reference the prohibited practices that result in excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages by consumers You may NOT: serve or sell two or more drinks at a price less than the number of containers actually sold - "two for the price of one." Establish a single retail price based upon the required purchase of two or more drinks. Sell or otherwise furnish drinks before 10:00 AM or after 9:00 PM at a reduced price. Sell or provide one person or a group of people on any day drinks for free or at reduced prices than those charged for the general public for that day. Conduct or sponsor contests which are determined by the amount of alcohol that is given as a price. Offer gifts to promote the sale of alcoholic beverages. Store liquor in any container other than that provided by the manufacturer. Refill any used alcoholic beverage container.