Alabama manages a voluntary Responsible Vendor Program (RVP). TIPS is an approved provider.
Certification is valid for 3 years.
Age to consume
Age to pour
Age to Sell
18 for beer in grocery stores; 21 at liquor stores.
Age to Serve
19, if the establishment has been annually certified as a responsible vendor under the Alabama Responsible Vendor Act, 21 otherwise.
Notes on Selling or Serving
Arrests for public intoxication are predicated upon behavior displayed.
Dram Shop Liability Laws
Acceptable Forms of ID
Any valid state driver's license, military ID, valid passport or US passport card, or valid state ID card with photo and birth date. It is not required for someone to have an identification card on their person in order to be served alcohol.