On August 1st, 2022

ABC Revokes Liquor License at Bottom’s Up Tavern in Long Beach

“Licensees have a responsibility to their customers and the community in which they operate.  When conditions of an ABC license are violated, ABC agents will investigate and take appropriate action.” – CSLEA President Alan Barcelona

LONG BEACH– On August 1, 2022, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announced it has revoked the liquor license of the Bottom’s Up Tavern located at 1739 East Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach. Alcohol sales are immediately prohibited.

ABC agents opened an investigation following a fatal crash on March 1 that took the life of a father and his young daughter. ABC agents posted a notice of indefinite suspension after their undercover investigation found that the Bottom’s Up Tavern was operating a disorderly premises involving numerous illegal sales of cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), oxycodone, and cannabis, at the licensed location. In addition, the Long Beach Police Department responded to multiple incidents at the location.

The owner of the store recently signed an agreement accepting the penalty. The license must be transferred within 180 days to a new owner at a new location outside the city of Long Beach.


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