Is today a dry day in

(And neither is tomorrow)

The Elections are Here

Plan wisely.
Vote wiselier.

Dry Days Ahead

  • Pre-election silence

    5pm onwards.

  • Pre-election silence

  • Polling day

    Until end of voting hours.

  • Payday

Drinking in Kerala

23 is the legal drinking age. In 2017, it was raised from 21

  • Beer & wine parlours

    11 am to 11 pm
    Attached to hotels, hard liquor is not served at these bars.

  • Full-service bars

    11 am to 11 pm
    Found at higher-end hotels, all kinds of alcohol are available here.

  • Club bars

    11 am to 11 pm
    Open only to members and their guests, these usually serve all liquors.

  • Liquor shops

    10 am to 9 pm
    Locally known as Bevco, these are government-run retail outlets.

  • Toddy shops

    8 am to 8 pm
    Standalone dive bars that serve only country liquor and local food.

  • Airport lounge bars

    24 hours a day
    Only at some terminals in Cochin, Trivandrum, and Calicut.

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