Time Change Affect On Alcohol Sales In Lexington

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Alcohol: Beer and Wine
The time change this weekend will impact alcohol sales in Lexington.

The change to Eastern Standard Time begins Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2:00 a.m., which will effectively make the official time 1:00 a.m.

The selling or delivery of distilled spirits, wine and malt beverages shall continue in Lexington until 2:30 a.m., according to the Lexington Division of Police Alcoholic Beverage Control Office.

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The 30-minute grace period for consumption of alcoholic beverages purchased prior to 2:30 a.m. still applies, according to police.

Lexington RCO 3-21 states, "the selling, giving away, or delivering of distilled spirits, wine and malt beverages shall not be permitted after 2:30 a.m."