Governor's Press Conference Announcement - ABC Update
During today’s press conference, the Governor announced that he has directed the Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Authority to allow restaurants to sell mixed beverages to-go with carryout, and delivery orders so long as they currently hold mixed beverage licenses or obtains ones between today and June 10
. Here are some details for restaurants:
- Mixed beverage restaurants are limited to four cocktails for each delivery or take out sale. Each order or delivery of takeout of cocktails must include one meal for every two cocktails purchased.
- Cocktails must be packaged in a glass, paper, or plastic container (or similar disposable container), or in a single original metal can with a secure lid or cap designed to prevent consumption without removal of the lid or caps (lids with sipping holes or openings for straws are precluded).
- All recipients of delivery orders must be at least 21 years of age.
In addition, the Governor stated that the Virginia ABC will be deferring annual licenses and permit fees through June.