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Section 4303.185 | To-go alcoholic beverages.


(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Alcoholic beverage" means beer, wine, mixed beverages, or spirituous liquor.

(2) "Personal consumer" means an individual who is at least twenty-one years of age and intends to use a purchased alcoholic beverage for personal consumption only and not for resale or other commercial purposes.

(3) "Qualified permit holder" has the same meaning as in section 4301.82 of the Revised Code and also includes an A-3a permit holder.

(B)(1) In addition to any other sales authorized by a qualified permit holder's permit, a qualified permit holder may sell alcoholic beverages by the individual drink in sealed, closed containers to a personal consumer for off-premises consumption, including via delivery to the location of the personal consumer.

(2) If a qualified permit holder sells a mixed beverage under division (B)(1) of this section, the mixed beverage shall not contain an amount that exceeds the amount contained in a standard mixed beverage sold by the qualified permit holder for on-premises consumption.

(3) A qualified permit holder may only sell alcoholic beverages under division (B)(1) of this section if the permit holder also sells a meal with the alcoholic beverages.

(4) A qualified permit holder shall not sell more than three alcoholic beverages per meal to any individual under division (B)(1) of this section.

(C)(1) A qualified permit holder may only sell types of alcoholic beverages under division (B) of this section that the qualified permit holder is otherwise authorized to sell under the qualified permit holder's permit.

(2) Prior to delivering an alcoholic beverage to a personal consumer under this section, a qualified permit holder, or an employee of the qualified permit holder, shall make a bona fide effort to ensure that the personal consumer is at least twenty-one years of age.

(3) A qualified permit holder may use an H permit holder to make deliveries authorized under this section.

Last updated August 4, 2021 at 3:08 PM

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