New Special On-Sale Liquor Licenses for San Francisco

This year ABC will be issuing 5 new Type 87 licenses in San Francisco County. A Type 87 is Special On-Sale General license with authorizes the sale of beer Neighborhood Restricted Special On-Sale General License. This type of liquor licenses can only be issued and...

The Importance of Escrow in a Liquor License Transfer

Although a liquor license cannot be tied to any property permanently it is still considered property in the state of California. The Alcoholic Beverage Control of California requires the transaction to be done through an escrow company. Escrow gives both the seller...

Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages

Unless there is a specific condition added to your license back when you first applied, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of California (ABC) allows licensed retailers to deliver beer and wine off their premise. Here are some main points to consider when...

Types of Liquor Licenses in California

To sell liquor, beer and wine in the state of California, you must apply with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). In the state of California there are two main types of liquor licenses, on-sale retail and off-sale retail. On-sale liquor licenses grant...