Cocktails-to-Go Prolonged for Massachusetts Eating places and Bars Till Might 1, 2022


For the last year or so, restaurants and bars across the state have been allowed to sell mixed drinks to customers for outside consumption, and now they will be able to do so for almost another year.

According to an article by NBC Boston, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill today that will allow to-go cocktail sales in Massachusetts restaurants and bars to be consumed by the 1st away from home. This follows the Covid-19 state of emergency that ended early yesterday after it was in place since last March, sparking speculation about the exact status of the alcohol-to-go program.

In addition to take-away cocktails, which will last until the beginning of May next year, the bill also extends the approval of special permits for extended outdoor dining until April 1, 2022.

[Earlier Article]
Cocktails-to-Go Act, which allows Massachusetts restaurants to offer mixed drinks to take away

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