Food & Drink

Yes, You Can Still Buy Liquor in Philadelphia

The PLCB is a mess, but there are other options for buying hard liquor in the Philadelphia region.


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Though the PLCB is operating under pretty limited service, there are still a few ways to get wine and liquor to your home so you can make really good cocktails. Local distilleries are allowed to sell directly to the consumers, and independent wine shops have been deemed essential operations. In addition, any grocery store that regularly sells wine is still able to do so. If you know of other local distilleries or shops selling liquor or wine in the Philadelphia area, please send us an email foobooz@phillymag.com.

Updated 4/8/2020

Art in the Age
In addition to cocktail equipment, Art in the age is offering mail order of their line of liquors, liqueurs and cordials, with a 20 percent discount. No pick-up or in-store purchases.

Di Bruno Bros.
Though independent wine shops are struggling to stay stocked with the PLCB closed, Di Bruno is allowing curbside pickup at all their locations. They’ve got wine, vermouth, beer and cider.

320 Market
In the suburbs, 320 Market is still selling wine and beer for pickup only.

Jet Wine Bar
Jet’s global wine list is available for pick-up from noon to 7 p.m. each day. Owner Jill Weber is also hosting daily wine tastings on their Instagram.

Tria Cafe
The Rittenhouse and Washington West locations are currently available with wine to go, as well as food for takeout and delivery.

Fishtown Social
Call or email to order natural wine, then pick-up through a window or opt for home delivery.

The Bottle Shop on East Passyunk
Beer, cider and wine are currently available for delivery in a limited area, or curbside pick-up.

Federal Distilling
Federal’s Stateside Vodka is available for pick-up or for home delivery, which will arrive within 48 hours of your order. Minimum three bottles for free delivery.

New Liberty Distillery
Rum, whiskey, brandy, bourbon and several liqueurs are available for pick-up and delivery via their website.

Boardroom Spirits
Boardroom has their regular variety of liquor available for pick-up and delivery, and is also making hand sanitizer.

Bluebird Distilling
A variety of liquors are available for mail-order only.

Revivalist Gin
In addition to gin, Revivalist has several bottled cocktails available, plus whiskey, bourbon, and a few other spirits. They’re currently offering free delivery in five counties.

Manatawny Stillworks
Order Manatawny’s selection of spirits for mail-order, or pick up your order on Tuesday or Saturday at their East Passyunk tasting room.

Philadelphia Distilling
Daily no-touch pickup is available for Philadelphia Distilling’s amaro, gin, vodka, absinthe and other spirits, or order home delivery for $10.

Palmer Distilling Co.
Palmer is delivering their gin and moonshine within the surrounding 5 counties, and offering mail order beyond that. Free delivery for 6 bottles or more.