To-go drinks

Cocktails-to-go are now legal in Pennsylvania.

Cocktails-to-go are now legal in Pennsylvania.

A bill allowing bars and restaurants to sell mixed drinks was signed by Governor Tom Wolf Gov. Tom Wolf recently signed a bill allowing bars and restaurants to sell mixed drinks.

Here's what you need to know about buying cocktails to go, as well as where to find them in Lancaster County.

Who can sell cocktails-to-go?

Licensed restaurants and hotels offering pick-up meals and that have lost more than 25 percent of their average monthly sales during the COVID-19 disaster can sell prepared beverages or mixed drinks for off-premise consumption.

What can be sold?

The drinks can be sold in quantities from 4 oz. to 64 oz. in sealed containers.

Are there other restrictions?

Drinks can be sold from 7 a.m.-11 p.m, Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. on Sunday if the business has a Sunday Sales Permit.

The full list of frequently-asked questions from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board can be found here:

Where can I find cocktails-to-go in Lancaster County?

Editor's note: Drink choices will likely change out. Be sure to check a restaurant's website or Facebook page for the latest in cocktail news.

Decades Lancaster was ready with several options: mixed drinks, cocktail kits as well as pouches in four flavors including sweet southern peach tea and mixed berry agave lemonade. The pouches sold out, but cocktails will be offered in a plastic cup of the same size.

Horse Inn has house-made spirited sodas and small-batch cocktails. Over the weekend, the restaurant added the Manhattan to their takeout options.

Valentino's Cafe is selling mixed drinks at the take-out window.

Annie Bailey's Irish Public House is now selling housemade cocktails to go. Last week's options included passionfruit margaritas, banana daiquiris and lavender spiked lemonades.

C'est La Vie is now selling cocktails to go, including mimosas.

Shot and Bottle is offering over a dozen cocktail drink options from Moscow mules to orange crushes.

The Pressroom offered three bottled draft cocktails last weekend: a Moscow mule, a spring fizz and a single barrel Old Fashioned.

Editor's note: If you know of a restaurant or bar we missed, let us know in the comments below.

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