MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Alabama bars and restaurants will no longer be allowed to serve alcohol after 11 p.m., after a ruling by the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC). 

Enforcement begins August 1 and will be in effect for 120 days, but can be rescinded at any time, according to the ABC. 

On-premise consumption of alcoholic drinks ends at 11:30 p.m.

The ruling from the ABC comes in an effort to curb COVID-19 cases. 

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