Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Texas

Q: Are you allowed to Marry liquor bottles in Austin Texas

Rumor in Austin service industry is we can't marry liquor bottles because something about a less than 1oz rule but that's in the "sealed containers"section... What's the definition of sealed/unsealed? If at time of service then liquor bottles are "unsealed" so marrying is ok, yeah?

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Marrying liquor bottles is illegal in Texas, all 50 US states, and most other countries.

It is a health risk, fraud risk, tax law violation, and can lead to trademark infringement.

Not only is it illegal, it is unethical.

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