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How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 4:23 pm

How easy is it for you to buy alcohol for private or public consumption in your country?

Here are a few notes about the U.S., to the best of my knowledge:

1. In California, beer, wine, and hard liquor, intended for private, at-home consumption, are all freely available for purchase in virtually all supermarkets and at dedicated, privately held liquor stores. There are no government outlets for the public sale of alcoholic beverages, unlike the case in some jurisdictions around the world (with the possible exception of government-owned commissaries, etc., for government employees). By "freely available" I mean that such beverages are usually stocked on shelves in the same manner as other comestibles, such as soda and sausages, although usually in their own section. Alcoholic beverages can be sold between the hours of 6 a.m. and 2 a.m. the following day.

2. In California, beer and wine, intended for private, at-home consumption, are freely available at most convenience stores, subject to the same hours.

3. In California, no one may publicly consume any alcoholic beverage, or possess any open alcoholic beverage container, other than on the premises of a restaurant or other food and beverage-serving establishment possessing a valid license from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, or any public place between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. the same day.

4. In California, no one under the age of 21 years may purchase, sell, or publicly consume or possess, any alcoholic beverage anywhere whatsoever. (I believe it is also illegal to privately sell or provide alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 21 years. It may or may not be illegal to serve certain alcoholic beverages to one's own children, under the age of 21, in one's own home, subject to other laws; I'm given to understand that certain vintners in this State do so with some regularity.)

5. In Nevada, subject to local ordinances, I believe, there are no hourly restrictions on the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages may be sold at any licensed supermarket, convenience store, or liquor store duly licensed to sell same, at any hour, subject to the age restriction noted in Paragraph 7, below. Subject to local ordinances, I believe, anyone of sufficient age to consume alcohol may publicly possess open containers of alcoholic beverages.

6. Convenience stores in Nevada usually carry only beer and wine.

7. In Nevada, as in California, and as in the other 48 States of the Union, no one under the age of 21 years may purchase, sell, or publicly consume or possess, any alcoholic beverage anywhere whatsoever.

[Edited 2006-02-11 08:45:13]
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:05 pm

About as easy as it is to buy some water. Age restrictions are 16 for beer and wine, 18 for hard liquor.
Drinking in public, even being drunk, is tolerated as long as you don't molest other people.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:56 pm

Drinking in public is prohibited in most public areas around the country.
You cannot purchase alcohol in supermarkets. Most alcohol is bought from specialised liquor stores, bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants, or hotels.
The legal drinking age is 18 years - with young drivers banned from consuming any alcoholic beverage.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:06 pm

you need to be 16 here.. it used to be 15 but they just changed it to 16... thank god I am not 15 anymore Big grin

Here it is actually very cool among young people to brag about how drunk they were and what they did while they were drunk. Its part of our culture.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:17 pm

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 1):
About as easy as it is to buy some water. Age restrictions are 16 for beer and wine, 18 for hard liquor.
Drinking in public, even being drunk, is tolerated as long as you don't molest other people.

Exactly the same in this country. The police in The Hague do frown on drunk and disorderly behaviour on Friday and Saturday nights.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 8:28 pm

Like Germany it is about as easy as it is to buy water, except our drinking age is 18. Our government have had what they would like to call a "Crackdown" recently. They realised that too many people who were 16,17 were able to buy alcohol, i.e. its not that hard to make yourself look 18, especially for the girls.

They introduced "Think21". Now people who sell and serve alcohol are told to I.D people who look under 21. The legal age is still 18, so if they have I.D to prove they are 18 its fine, if they don't - no sale. I guess they're trying to cut out the area of 16,17 year olds who can freely get it cus they look 18. it can get very confusing for customers at times not quite understanding Think21, asking if the law has changed to 21 etc etc and can cause a few arguments where I work. Another interesting feature is the law has been changed regarding who is prosecuted for underage sales. Now, if I serve someone underage, I get fined. it used to be the company but it is now individuals. I guess thats to make cashiers and bar staff think, as before I assume very few actually cared!
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 8:35 pm

Denmark:

Anybody can consume alcohol where it's not explicitly prohibited (like some public area, rather few though). You have to be 16 to buy alcohol (Actually I'm not sure whether you have to be 16 to consume public, but in homes it is allowed).

You can buy alcohol in almost any store, no matter if it is beer, wine or liquor. Pubs etc. has to obtain a license to sell alcohol for on-site consuming.

Kinda liberal rules, and I like it. Just returned from California, where I had to show my passport everytime I bought a beer. Kind of annoying, and stupid as well. It doesn't seem that American teens drink less anyway  Smile
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 8:44 pm

Sweden

You have to be 18 to buy alcohol here. When you are 18 you can buy beer up to 3.5% alc. and you can buy any alcoholic beverage in a bar, restaurant etc.

If you want to buy stronger beer, wine or hard liquor (in stores) you must be 20 and you can only buy the stronger beverages in state-owned stores.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 8:55 pm

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 7):
When you are 18 you can buy beer up to 3.5% alc.

There is beer with alcohol level below 4%?  yuck 

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:12 pm

18 here, walk into the bottleO or the supermarket and load up...to easy!
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:50 pm

Probably the easiest places for those under 21 to buy beer or wine is at gas stations. Many of the folks running them don't even bother to check ID. Some counties run stings every few months, and you here about the stores that sold beer to someone underage.

Here in Georgia, our selling laws are odd. You have dry counties but wet cities, the selling hours are inconsistant (One county may stop sales @ midnight, but a city within the county has 24 hour sales. Bars may close @ 3 am in one city, but go a mile up the street, those bars close @ 4 am.). Then there's the Sunday sales law. Retail sales are banned, but you can go into a resturant or bar (if the bar's sells more food than alcohol) after 12:30 pm and drink, and they have to close @ midnight.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:21 pm

In Britain it's easy, I get sold in most shops , apart from the big supermarkets like ASDA Tesco and Sainsburys. They've brought in this rule where they have to check your ID if you look under 21, I just wear jeans, a hoodie and an old suit jacket over that and I look like a student and get sold. Fake IDs are easily available from the internet. Sometimes the police act harshly when they catch underagers sometimes they don't, depends on the policeman i think.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:29 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Thread starter):
. In California, no one may publicly consume any alcoholic beverage, or possess any open alcoholic beverage container, other than on the premises of a restaurant or other food and beverage-serving establishment possessing a valid license from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, or any public place between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. the same day.

4. In California, no one under the age of 21 years may purchase, sell, or publicly consume or possess, any alcoholic beverage anywhere whatsoever. (I believe it is also illegal to privately sell or provide alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 21 years. It may or may not be illegal to serve certain alcoholic beverages to one's own children, under the age of 21, in one's own home, subject to other laws; I'm given to understand that certain vintners in this State do so with some regularity.)

So being 20 years old and sitting on imperial hill at LAX with some Bud wasnt a good idea then? Big grin

In the UK it is easy to buy alcohol. Im 20 and i dont get i'd anywhere anymore. ITs great. Infact i buy too much alcolhol. Spending 10 hours in a bar yesterday and then drinking a bottle of vodka later in the evening was an expeiriance. In fact... it's 1pm! Im off down my su bar, rugby/pint and pool call! Big grin

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:43 pm

Utah's Unique & Curious Liquor Laws

There are more complicated laws too, all fairly strict. In some cities, Alcohol is completely banned from sale.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:04 am

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 7):
When you are 18 you can buy beer up to 3.5% alc. and you can buy any alcoholic beverage in a bar, restaurant etc.

First of all: it doesn't make sense that you can buy beer up to 3,5% in stores and then buy whatever you like in restaurants, etc. Do you mean that you can buy whatever beer with up to 3,5% in restaurants, bars, etc?

Also, I have never seen a beer with 3% or so. Either they are without alcohol or with about 4-5% alcohol. I guess that is why we find sooo many drunken swedes over here  Silly

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:07 am

I like Missouri. You can buy EVERYTHING at Wal-Mart.  Silly
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:10 am

Quoting AirPacific747 (Reply 14):
Do you mean that you can buy whatever beer with up to 3,5% in restaurants, bars, etc?

No, you can buy all alcoholic drinks in bars etc when you are 18.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 1:20 am

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 16):
No, you can buy all alcoholic drinks in bars etc when you are 18.

well whats the point with the 3,5% beer limit then?
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:47 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 1):
About as easy as it is to buy some water. Age restrictions are 16 for beer and wine, 18 for hard liquor.
Drinking in public, even being drunk, is tolerated as long as you don't molest other people.

I think the age should be something around 16 or 18... I don't even know the age restriction... so u see in Italy you can buy alcohol where and when u want; drink when and where u are and the first time i saw a light beer it was in Australia.
I used to buy beer when i was 14 or 15 without any problems.
I think it's because we are one of the people that for culture usually doesn't drink too much. Yes we drink a lot (for our standards) in the week-ends but it's usually very hard to see drunk people if u aren't in a disco saturday night or in a party.
I was 4months in Oz and i was almost shocked of how much humans can drink. I never drank every day and several time in a day before arriving in Australia...fortunately for my liver now I'm back. The first times it was strange even to walk down the streets and see a lot of drunk mans... girls...
It was really great fun but I'm glad we don't use to drink so much here.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:53 am

- Walk into shop

- Locate Malibu

- Pick it up

- Go to counter

- Show ID (yay  Silly)

- Give moneh!

- Collect bag containing Malibu

- Leave shop.

All in a days work!  Wink
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:56 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 1):
Age restrictions are 16 for beer and wine, 18 for hard liquor.

But very few people here in Germany care about the legal age. I've bought beer and other alcoholic drinks frequently when I was 14 or 15.

So yes, buying alcohol is as easy as buying water in Germany.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:00 am

Pretty easy, we just go to Denmark and buy ours  Smile
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:42 am

Quoting Jmc757 (Reply 5):

They introduced "Think21". Now people who sell and serve alcohol are told to I.D people who look under 21.

Here in Pennsylvania, you have to ID anyone that looks under 25, I think.

In Pennsylvania, you have to buy liquor from state-owned liquor stores. They are all around and people say the selection is pretty good in the stores and you can buy almost anything on their internet store and send it to your local store. There are also beer distributors, which are privately owned, but I'm not sure how they work.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:42 am

In Bulgaria my 9 year old sister can go buy a bottle of vodka if she wanted.

But here in Chicago the local liquor store closes at 9pm. Dominicks carries liquor though AFAIK.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:09 pm

It seems from this thread that America is one of the most restrictive countries on Earth when it comes to alcohol!
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:13 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Reply 24):
It seems from this thread that America is one of the most restrictive countries on Earth when it comes to alcohol!

Thank god I dont live there then  Wink
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:15 pm

Quoting Pilot kaz (Reply 25):
Thank god I dont live there then

Yup, 'cause America ain't the freest nation on Earth for alcohol consumption.  

Although there are lots of kids who have fake ID's.

[Edited 2006-02-12 04:16:16]
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:32 pm

In Russia, a 7 year old can buy alcohol. No one cares at all! Same goes for cigarettes. I've been buying hard alcohol for parties every since I was like 6 or 7. No big deal.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:36 pm

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 27):
In Russia, a 7 year old can buy alcohol. No one cares at all! Same goes for cigarettes. I've been buying hard alcohol for parties every since I was like 6 or 7. No big deal.

Whoa! That's the most liberal rule of all. No age restrictions at all?  eyepopping 
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Sun Feb 12, 2006 1:45 pm

In Oregon, the OLCC (Oregon Liquor Control Comission) governs the sale of ALL alcoholic beverages above a certain volume. You can buy beer, wine, and bitch beer....me and my friends name for stuff like Mike's, JD Country Coolers, etc... You can only buy until 7 PM, and liquor over a certain volume must be purchased at a state licensed store.

You also have to be 21 or older.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:13 pm

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 1):
About as easy as it is to buy some water. Age restrictions are 16 for beer and wine, 18 for hard liquor.
Drinking in public, even being drunk, is tolerated as long as you don't molest other people.

Same applies in Serbia.... its actually too easy!
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:51 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Reply 24):
It seems from this thread that America is one of the most restrictive countries on Earth when it comes to alcohol!

It is, and this is one of the reasons why the US has more problems with alcohol than other much less restrictive countries.

In places like Germany or France, alcohol is a part of the culture. In France, wine is served with most meals, and is a fixture at the dinner table. Parents let their children drink wine, and teach them that alcohol has its place and should be consumed responsibily. While the kids may grow up and drink alcohol for recreational purposes, they have been drinking in some form since they were younger, and it is essentially just a part of life and not a big deal.
By the time people are young adults, they know their limits and they know how to drink responsibly.

In the US, it's the opposite. Parents don't give their kids alcohol because "they aren't 21 and it's against the law". The result is that alcohol is a "taboo" which means that kids will play with it the second they get their hands on it. Teenagers and to a greater extent college students then learn about alcohol with their friends - they get daddy's bottle of Jack after school and drink themselves silly, hurting themselves or getting sick. Then they drive home because their parents will "kill them" if they drink underage. At college it's even worse - most kids 18-19 still haven't had much experience with alcohol so they learn to drink at keggers and peer pressure settings where they are pressured to drink as much as possible - but they really don't know the limits.

The problem in the US is that parents don't teach their kids to drink responsibly so the kids learn on their own, with dire consequences. And this problem is compounded by the government, which now prosecutes parents who serve alcohol to kids. For instance, many kids get together and get drunk to celebrate the end of the school year or graduation. Some parents in the US, feeling that the kids will drink regardless, host parties in order to keep things controlled. While they may be serving alcohol to minors, they create a safer situation for the kids because it is supervised as opposed to the kids doing it on their own out in the woods. For what is actually responsible parenting, these parents are arrested and prosecuted for serving alcohol to minors. So even when parents try to teach kids to drink responsibly, it blows up in their face.

It appears that the US government wants no one to drink until they are an adult, but they want people to explore alcohol and learn their limits on their own. Not a good idea, and our well-documented societal problems with alcohol show that the entire attitude with respect to alcohol in the US is misdirected, starting somewhat with parents but ultimately the blame lies on rediculous laws.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 3:46 pm

no rules whatsoever.Anybody could by anything.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:24 pm

In Holland I could easily buy alcohol in liquor stores when I was 14 because I looked much older.

Here in Thailand, I believe the minimum age for buying alcohol and tobacco is 16. What I think is very weird however is the rule that supermarkets are not allowed to sell alcohol, any alcohol, between 14.00 and 17.00, except if you buy 10 litres or more!  crazy 
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:38 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Reply 28):
Whoa! That's the most liberal rule of all. No age restrictions at all?

There is an age restriction, but the problem is absolutely no one cares at all.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:54 pm

Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 34):
There is an age restriction, but the problem is absolutely no one cares at all.

I think that most on this forum think the problem is NOT being able to buy alcohol...

Never mind that most accidents of young drivers are alcohol-related...
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:57 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 2):
You cannot purchase alcohol in supermarkets

Yes you can. Several Woolworths and Coles Supermarkets here now have liquor aisles and not separate stores immediatley adjacent to the supermarket.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:29 pm

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 36):
Yes you can. Several Woolworths and Coles Supermarkets here now have liquor aisles and not separate stores immediatley adjacent to the supermarket.

Well...the ACT. lol You can buy ANYTHING in the ACT. Still - alcohol in supermarkets remains very uncommon.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:22 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 37):
lol You can buy ANYTHING in the ACT.

Yep.. You can usually buy getter stuff off the guy in the park then over the counter. And I'm not talking about drugs.
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:34 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Reply 28):
Whoa! That's the most liberal rule of all. No age restrictions at all?



Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 34):
There is an age restriction, but the problem is absolutely no one cares at all.

Aeroflot777

Yep, same in Bulgaria. It's 18 but...who cares?????
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:45 pm

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 20):
I've bought beer and other alcoholic drinks frequently when I was 14 or 15.

Well, that explains a lot eyepopping 

Quoting JoKeR (Reply 30):
Same applies in Serbia.... its actually too easy!

I agree with you. Kids can buy just everything and the saddest part is that many parents don't care about it.  Sad
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:09 pm

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 38):
Yep.. You can usually buy getter stuff off the guy in the park then over the counter. And I'm not talking about drugs.

lol FFS - I'm so not asking.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:35 pm

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 36):
Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 2):
You cannot purchase alcohol in supermarkets

Yes you can. Several Woolworths and Coles Supermarkets here now have liquor aisles and not separate stores immediatley adjacent to the supermarket.

Not in Queensland, I work at coles and we definently don't sell liquor although I'm pretty sure we have unalcoholic wines etc. also I have never seen liquor for sale in Coles, Woolies, Bilo, Action, etc. Although Coles and Woolies both sell liquor in special liquor stores which is a separate shop from the supermarket liquorland for coles, BWS for Woolies.



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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:22 pm

Quoting AerospaceFan (Thread starter):
How easy is it for you to buy alcohol for private or public consumption in your country?

EASY, you walk in the door, show an I.D. and walk out. wave 
 
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:35 pm

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 20):
I've bought beer and other alcoholic drinks frequently when I was 14 or 15.

That's only because you already looked like a  grumpy  old  git when you were 14. Big grin  Wink
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:46 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 2):
Drinking in public is prohibited in most public areas around the country.
You cannot purchase alcohol in supermarkets. Most alcohol is bought from specialised liquor stores, bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants, or hotels.
The legal drinking age is 18 years - with young drivers banned from consuming any alcoholic beverage.

QFF

Also most supermarkets here have a 'bottle shop' which is seperate from the rest of the store where you can buy alcohol. Also there is the 'Drive through' bottle shop, usually attached to a larger liqour store or hotel where you can just drive in, place you order and have your case of beer put in the boot, all without getting out of the car!

Mind you, as QFF already said, drink driving laws here are very tough. Here in Melbourne (Victoria state) all new drivers must not consume any alcohol while driving (.00 BAC - BAC for normal drivers is .05) for the first 3 years of driving, usually from ages 18 to 21, 18 being the youngest age when you can get a driver's licence here. The cops have 'booze buses' set up on major roads where they block the road & breath test all drivers going through. Penalties are harsh for being over the limit with heavy fines, loss of licence and jail time for repeat offenders. A mate was done for blowing .18 when he should have blown .00 (he was 20 at the time) He lost his licence for 18 months -the only reason he was pulled up was because one of his brake lights was out!
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:08 am

Yup. We have strict anti-drunk driving laws here in the 'States, too.
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:41 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 44):
That's only because you already looked like a grumpy old git when you were 14. Big grin Wink

I think it had rather something to do with my height, I was already 1.85 meters tall when I was 15.

I remember that I had to appear in court (as a witness) when I was 15, the judge didn't believe that I was 15 when she asked for my date of birth, later she believed it and said that I am pretty tall for my age.

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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Mon Feb 13, 2006 5:55 am

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 47):
remember that I had to appear in court (as a witness) when I was 15, the judge didn't believe that I was 15 when she asked for my date of birth, later she believed it and said that I am pretty tall for my age.

Witness? na i don't believe it.
How many years did you get?  Wink
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RE: How Easy To Buy Alcohol In Your Country?

Mon Feb 13, 2006 6:05 am

Quoting TheSorcerer (Reply 48):
Witness? na i don't believe it.

I was there as a witness but I gave a false testimony. Big grin

My questioning lasted two minutes and it was like this:

Judge: "So tell us what you saw on that evening"
Me: "Uh..... nothing actually"
Judge: "Are you sure?"
Me: "Yes, there was a phonebox which was blocking my view to the other side of the street"
Attorney: "Some other witness said that you saw perfectly what happened"
Me: "Who is the guy"
Attorney: "Not important"
Me: "You are right, it's not important because he or she told you shit"
Judge: "So you stay at your version?"
Me: "Yes"
Judge: "Ok, you can sit over there until the end of the trial or you can go home"
Me: "I will go home, bye"
Judge: "Bye"

Patrick
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