Alcohol laws in Ohio do allow beer to be sold on Sundays. However, counties and local jurisdictions are authorized to adopt stricter rules and regulations.Know More
In 1974, the Ohio Legislature repealed laws prohibiting the sale of liquor on Sundays and created special license categories for liquor sales. Even so, Ohio's statutes distinguish between beer, wine and intoxicating liquor and did not apply to beer prior to the change in statutes. These types of laws are known as "Blue Laws," and have historically restricted various activities on Sundays, from selling liquor to hunting.
Current Ohio statutes limit the sale of liquor between certain hours, however. Distilled spirits are not to be sold between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. for consumption on premises, for example, in a bar. For off-premises consumption, liquor stores can only sell liquor 5:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. However, on Sundays, a special Sunday license is required for both on-premises and off-premises consumption, and the hours are slightly more limited. Additionally, obtaining a Sunday license requires local elections to be held authorizing the issuance of such licenses. The process is outlined in Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4301, Section 4301.351, and these elections are held at the municipal or township level of government.Learn more about Beer
Beer is legally sold on Sunday in all the counties of Georgia as of 2011, except the areas of Albany, Americus, Brooklet, Brunswick, Comer, Elbert County, Flovilla, Fort Oglethorpe, Garden City, Kingland, Lovejoy, Oglethorpe, Palmetto, Pendergrass, Portal, Sumter County, Swainsboro, Tunnel Hill, Varnell, Waycross, Whitfield County and Woodbine.Full Answer >
According to Florida state law, people can buy liquor on Sundays and, indeed, at any time that is not between the hours of 3 a.m. and 7 a.m.; however, individual counties and cities are free to restrict the sale of alcohol as far as prohibiting it.Full Answer >
As stated by the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission, individuals cannot legally buy liquor in Texas on Sundays. This is part of the state's "blue laws," which are a set of laws that prohibit the sale of items due to Sunday being for rest and church. The prohibition of liquor sales also extends to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.Full Answer >
One can drink expired beer without fear of health problems. However, beer is not as flavorful beyond the expiration date. Most beer is not meant to age, so there is no benefit to drinking it beyond its expiration or "best before" date.Full Answer >