Government regulations are updated quarterly. We currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our latest version and the previous quarterly version. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare. The following pages on government regulations refer to this page. Please note that this is closely related to liability for spirits and not to general liability. You should maintain other insurance you need to protect your business in case of problems that have nothing to do with alcohol. To apply for an alcohol release authorization, send an email to ABC`s Licensing and Compliance Division with the following information: For further assistance and information, affected businesses can email ABC`s Licensing and Compliance Division (licensing@abc.alabama.gov), call your local Licensing and Compliance Office, or call our main office at 334-213-6300. Due to the government`s health commissioner`s order to temporarily ban on-site service, some of our retail licensees have chosen to temporarily close their doors completely.

If you have opted for temporary closure, you may cancel your alcohol liability insurance, provided that you receive approval from the ABC Licensing and Compliance Division and receive alcohol liability before reopening the business or selling alcohol. Currently by Register Vol. 40, No. 6, 31 March 2022 Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 28-3-2 -; 28-3-49; 28-3A-20.4. In accordance with CBA Rules and Regulations 20-X-5-.14 and 20-X-8-.14 (c), all licensees licensed to retail liquor must maintain liquor liability insurance at all times. If you do not do so, you will result in a quote or possibly the suspension of the ABC license.