FAQS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Bringing A Fake ID In A Liquor Store, Can I Get In Trouble?

How much trouble can a person get into for using a fake ID to buy alcohol? Well, the fine is up to $1,000 and a possible 90 days in jail for first time offenders. For most small cases however, the person will be given a citation and have to appear in court or be given restorative justice.

Difference Between Liquor Stores vs Package Stores?

A liquor store, also known as a “package store” is like any other retail business, except it stores prepackaged alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine & liquor. Equally important, customers are not allowed to consume alcohol while on the store premise. In 1922 Atlanta, Georgia opened a it’s first package store that sold liquor and stamps. In 1986 this package store did not renew their liquor license and became a UPS store. The term “package store” is used to refer to liquor that has to be packaged in bottles or sealed in containers. For this reason liquor stores in Georgia, Alabama, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Texas are known as package stores.

Alcohol Being Package

What Is Considered Liquor?

Liquor is defined as a drink that contains alcohol (ethanol). Of course not all alcoholic drinks are liquor. An example of alcoholic drinks that are not liquors are wines, beers, ciders, meads and pulques. The beverages mentioned above are called fermented alcohol or undistilled drinks. Alcohol that is treated, process and purified are called distilled drinks. Distilled drinks are considered liquor. Distilled liquors are more potent and there are 6 different types.

To learn the different types of alcohol and liquor click here.