Not Legal Advice: Spirits are controlled by the state. On-premise sale is allowed any time except 2 A.M. to 7 A.M Monday – Saturday and 2 A.M. to Noon Sunday. Beer and wine can be sold in supermarkets but only state run stores can sell liquor hours are Monday – Saturday 11 A.M to 9 P.M. There is a 15% ABV limit on beer.
If the establishment holds an on-premise permit, alcohol sales must end at 2 a.m., but customers have until 2:30 a.m. to consume it. That means, they should have all tables, counters, bars, etc. cleared of alcohol by 2:30 a.m.
No alcoholic beverage may be removed from the licensed premises at any time that alcohol sales are not allowed by law.
For further inquiries please call the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission on (919) 779-0700 .
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 51 percent of adults over 18 are regular drinkers, consuming at least 12 drinks in the past year. Check out some tips about safe alcohol consumption at Onemedical.com.