Bartending Laws in Vermont


VT Happy Hour/Dram Shop Law Information

Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery, Division of Liquor Control
Phone: Telephone: 802-828-2339
Website: http://liquorcontrol.vermont.gov

If you have questions about specific bartending laws in Vermont, you are encouraged to direct your questions to the agency listed above.

Vermont Happy Hour Law

"Vermont Happy hour Laws reference the prohibited practices that result in excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages by consumers. You may NOT: Offer alcohol beverages at reduced prices for any period of time during daily legal hours. Permit games, contests, or promotions which encourage the rapid or excess consumption of alcohol beverages. Reuse, refill, or tamper with any bottle of alcoholic liquor, nor shall such licensee adulterate, dilute, fortify, or cause any substitution of any nature to be made in or to the contents of any bottle of acloholic liquor."

Vermont Dram Shop Law

Vermont does currently have a dram shop law in effect. More information about specific rules and regulations will be obtained by taking the online course. Or, you can call your state board for further details about dram shop laws in Vermont.