Self Pour Beer Laws By State

Is self pour beer legal in your state? I started by looking up the specific laws but it was taking WAY too much time. So if I found any self pour establishments in the state I just said that it’s legal. Most legislation refers to the system as “self-service” instead of self pour, just FYI.

****I’m not a lawyer! This is just for reference. Always consult with a pro****

Alabama:

From what I understand from the code I’ve read it looks to be legal.

see — 20-X-6-.03.2

Alaska:

I can’t find the specific law that says that it’s legal. But there is a self pour wine bar so it should be legal.

Arizona

There are a few self pour bars in Arizona. It’s legal.

Arkansas

Your legal! Go for it homie.

California

There are quite a few self pour bars in California. Shouldn’t have a problem.

Colorado

Self Pour Beer is already the hot topic in Denver. Go for it!

Connecticut

Just passed in 2017! The people are thirsty!

Delaware

I have no freaking idea! I couldn’t find it on the books so it could be anyone’s guess.

Florida

Of course it’s legal. What isn’t legal in Florida?

Georgia

Drink up!

Hawaii

Aloha self pour beer!

Idaho

The land of potatoes and self pour beer!

Illinois

The home of PourMyBeer. Of course it’s legal.

Indiana

Self Pour beer is legal in Indiana.

Iowa

You’d be surprised at how many self pour bars are in lil ol Iowa!

Kansas

Yep! I don’t know of any bars with it but it does appear to be legal.

See liquor law — K.S.A. 41–2640

Kentucky

Your legal!

Louisiana:

It’s legal as long as you verify their ID to show that they are in fact 21.

see — 305.Regulation III — Prohibitive Acts

Maine

There was a bar in Freeport that closed. But they had self pour beer.

Maryland

What, you haven’t been to Maryland? It’s legal.

Massachusetts

I think it’s a gray area… I don’t think they ban it but I don’t think they’ve had anyone try.

Michigan

As of the end of 2016 your legal! Drink up!

Minnesota

It’s legal.

Mississippi

It’s legal.
Missouri

I’m in Missouri! It’s obviously legal.
Montana

NOT LEGAL

Nebraska

I see there are self pour whiskey bars. So I assume it’s legal but I can’t find anything pertaining to beer.
Nevada

It’s legal!
New Hampshire

It’s legal!
New Jersey

It’s legal!
New Mexico

It’s legal!
New York

It’s legal!
North Carolina

It’s legal!
North Dakota

It’s legal!
Ohio

It’s legal!
Oklahoma

Don’t think it’s legal but couldn’t find the language barring it.
Oregon

It’s legal!
Pennsylvania

It’s legal!

Rhode Island

It’s legal!
South Carolina

It’s legal!
South Dakota

It’s legal!
Tennessee

It’s legal!
Texas

I think it’s illegal as of now.
Utah

I don’t think it’s legal.
Vermont

I don’t think it’s legal
Virginia

It’s legal!
Washington

It’s legal!
West Virginia

I don’t think it’s legal.
Wisconsin

It’s legal!
Wyoming

It’s legal!

Originally published at ScottKalwei.

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