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Unread 06-04-2011, 08:20 AM
 
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Default Alcohol laws in NC

Hey everyone,
I will be visting NC in about once week - and I am unsure about alcohol regulations. I will want to buy my evening beer (40 y old here ) and not sure if that requires a state shop, supermarket, gas station, whatever ... what are the regulations to buy beer in NC?
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Unread 06-04-2011, 08:43 AM
 
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you can buy beer just about anywhere (grocery store, gas station, etc). liqueur is from the ABC store.

on sundays i dont think you cant buy it till after noon or 1 or something. not sure on that, but i know it USED to be that way.
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Unread 06-04-2011, 09:19 AM
 
Location: Containment Area, NC
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you can buy beer just about anywhere (grocery store, gas station, etc). liqueur is from the ABC store.

on sundays i dont think you cant buy it till after noon or 1 or something. not sure on that, but i know it USED to be that way.
We still have the Sunday rule. And, of course, liquor stores are closed on Sundays.
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Unread 06-04-2011, 09:20 AM
 
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whats the sunday rule?
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Unread 06-04-2011, 10:43 AM
 
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whats the sunday rule?
You can't buy it until noon on Sunday.

Also, in some counties, grocery stores can't sell beer unless they're within the limits of certain cities - or something like that.
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Unread 06-04-2011, 04:01 PM
 
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Where are you visiting? Some areas are still dry, or semi-dry. Assuming you're visiting a metro area, you'll be fine.
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Unread 06-04-2011, 07:01 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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The regulations by county and city are addressed through the NC ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) commission. You can look at a map or choose the specific regulations for a city or county you're interested in here:

Legal Sales by County: North Carolina ABC Commission
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Unread 06-04-2011, 09:19 PM
 
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Where are you visiting? Some areas are still dry, or semi-dry. Assuming you're visiting a metro area, you'll be fine.
Roadtrip. Roughly, I will go Charlotte - Cherokee - Asheville - Galax - Durham - Norfolk - Outer Banks - Sanford - Charlotte.

I might see a little bit of everything, city and country
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Unread 06-07-2011, 09:15 AM
 
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Roadtrip. Roughly, I will go Charlotte - Cherokee - Asheville - Galax - Durham - Norfolk - Outer Banks - Sanford - Charlotte.

I might see a little bit of everything, city and country
When you go to Asheville, make sure to check out some of the brewpubs. Asheville was voted Beer City USA for the 2nd year in a row, I think they have most breweries per capita or something like that.
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