Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board resumes sales online

KYW Staff
April 01, 2020 - 9:22 pm

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's system of state-owned liquor stores, closed because of the outbreak, is resuming limited online sales.

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board says buyers will be limited to six bottles per order from a list of about 1,000 wine and spirits products.

All orders must be shipped to home or non-store addresses, and only one order per address will be fulfilled per day.


The website is 

“We believe that re-opening in a controlled manner will allow us to provide access to consumers while also protecting our employees and consumers from unnecessary risk," Board Chairman Tim Holden said in a statement. 

The Board had said last week the agency will not be reopening their brick-and-mortar operations, although they say they are monitoring the situation with the governor and pulic health officials. 

The PLCB says access to the website will be randomized to avoid overwhelming the site with high traffic, and prevent order abuse.