Idaho State Liquor Division 1349 East Beechcraft Court Boise, Idaho 83716 208-947-9400 (phone) 877-203-6704 (phone, toll free) 208-947-9401 (fax)

A distilled spirits supplier or its representative may offer sample tastings on the premises of a state liquor store under the following conditions: No fee may be charged for sample tasting. Sample sizes may not exceed one-quarter of one ounce (0.25 oz) of alcoholic liquor. Samples may be mixed with another alcoholic liquor or nonalcoholic beverage. The maximum number of samples allowed shall not exceed three (3) samples per person in any twenty-four (24) hour period. Samples may be served only by persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Samples shall be served in a specifically identified sample area or areas within the store. The tasting area(s) shall be designed to allow the person conducting the tasting to ensure[…]

Note: This section summarizes the temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic that are of interest to interstate suppliers. Bars, nightclubs, and restaurant dining rooms have been required to close. Restaurants are allowed to serve food and beverages by take-out and delivery. Only wine and beer may be delivered. Delivery of wine requires a Wine by the Bottle endorsement on the license. The delivery person must be over the age of nineteen (19) years. Third party services may make deliveries, subject to the same requirements as for licensees. Liquor may be sold by the drink to-go as long as the product is sealed (this does not mean a paper cup and detachable plastic lid). Sealed means a closed container[…]

Wine with an alcohol content over 16% ABV and distilled spirits products with an alcohol content over 14% ABV are sold only through the state-controlled system. Distilled spirits products with an alcohol content of up to 14% ABV also may be sold in state and agency liquor stores.