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Old 09-28-2008, 07:02 AM
 
Location: so cal
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Are there dry counties in MO? Certain hours of sales? Reduced alcohol content in beer? No sales on sunday? I know some states have bizarre liquor laws and wonder what I might run into in Missouri. Being somewhat in the bible belt I figure there must be some strange laws in effect, at least in certain counties.
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Old 09-28-2008, 11:57 AM
 
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I am not aware of any dry counties. Restaurants sell reduced content beer. Liquor stores sell 6% (or whatever "regular" is...I don't drink beer.

It seems like from midnight on Saturday night (sunday morning) until like 8am on Sunday you can't buy alcohol. I know we have run in to that before, but it's been a few years (college) so whether or not that still stands, I don't know.

Some cities do not have open container laws. For example, inside Joplin city limits, (as per JPD) there is no open container law in a vehicle...as long as it is a passenger drinking and not the driver.
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:51 PM
 
Location: Branson Area
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Default None in MO

No dry counties in MO (look up "dry counties" on wikepedia and they give you a map of them). They still exist in Kansas, Texas, Tenn., KY, and Arkansas. I believe that there is one county in Nevada that is still dry but when I was moving out of that state, they were trying to change it. But there are reduced hours of liquor sale by city and some towns don't allow the selling of beer and such at things like fairs, street events, etc. I know that around here most of the liquor sales seem to stop at 1:00 am rather than the 2:00 am that I knew in CA.

So if you need liquor around here, you can get it.
And if your in Springfield check out International Brown Derby on Glenstone...great wine/liquor/gourmet food selection.
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Branson-Hollister-Kimberling City
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Talking Liquor laws...

The exact times of sales vary by city...but mainly you'll only have a little trouble on Sunday. I know Branson doesn't allow sales of liquor (not even one teeny brewsky...) before 11 am on Sunday, but across the bridge in Hollister it's 9 am.

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